Curated OER

#### English Measurement System

Students determine how to convert measurement. In this English Measurement lesson, students discover interesting facts about the history of measurement. Students study formulas and practice using them.

K12 Reader

#### The Metric System

How did the metric system come to be, and why does the US not use it very much? Your class can learn the answers to these questions with the reading passage included here and then respond to the five related questions.

Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Units of Measurement

As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...

Curated OER

#### Meet the Measurements

Students explore geometry by utilizing measurement tools. In this measurements lesson plan, students identify the different forms of measurements such as time, temperature, capacity and length. Students utilize rulers, weights and clocks...

Star Date

#### Solar System Scale Model Demonstration

Explore outer space and decorate your classroom with an astronomy project. Learners create aĀ visual model with the creation of a scaled solar system using different sized balls.

Curated OER

#### All About Measuring with the Metric System

Students discover the metric system through video clips and Internet activities. For this measurements lesson, students practice using the units of measure for the metric system and compare them to the less popular English system....

Curated OER

#### WS 1.8 Standards of Measurements

In this standards of measurements worksheet, students watch two videos and answer six questions regarding each video. Students goal is to devise a standard of measurement after the first video.

UAF Geophysical Institute

#### System Interactions: The Lorax and the Truffula Tree

If the Lorax were to write a letter, what would he write? Introduce your class to systems and feedback loops through the whimsical stylings of Dr. Seuss. Learners take on the Lorax's point of view to write a letter, among other activities.

Baylor College

#### Lungometer

Life science learners construct lung-o-meters from gallon-sized milk jugs and then measure their lung capacities. For older students, have them graph the vital lung capacities of each person in the class. Cross-curricular pieces are...

Curated OER

#### Measure Mania

Groups of students rotate through five classroom stations to estimate, measure, and record volume, length, weight, mass, and area using both customary and metric measure. They evaluate their data to determine how close their estimates...

McGraw Hill

#### The Units of the English System

Go from feet to inches to yards and back again with this notes and worksheet combo resource. Several pages of examples regarding unit conversion of the English system are given, followed by different pages of problems. There is a nice...

McGraw Hill

#### Metric Units of Weight and Volume

Getting the right measurements can save a lot of time and money in the real world. Learners are introduced to unit conversion and how to accurately go from one unit to another. The first pages are notes and then the packet finishes with...

Curated OER

#### How To Measure Area

Geometers learn how to measure the area in square units. They use the floor in the classroom as a visual to measure a square foot area. They use classmates to fill the space and expand the measured area square foot by square foot until...

K12 Reader

#### Measuring Temperature

Fahrenheit? Celsius? What's the difference, and where did these two temperature scales originate? Your pupils will learn all about these topics by reading the passage included here. After reading, individuals respond to five questions...

Curated OER

#### Arc GIS Project: Visualizing the Holocaust

A cross-curricular lesson for middle schoolers that covers language arts, social studies, geography, and math, this is a great extension activity if your class is readingĀ The Diary of Anne FrankĀ or learning about the Holocaust. Using...

Bowland

#### German or English?

Sprechen sie Deutsch? Future cryptographers must decide whether an unknown text is written in English or in German. They use provided pie charts about the frequency of words in the English and German languages to help make their decisions.

Curated OER

#### Mass, Volume, and Weight

Learners explore mass, volume, and weight. In this science and measurement lesson, students compare volume, mass, and weight after listening to the teacher's description of each. Learners explore different scales and balances and...

Curated OER

#### Metric System Notes

In this metric system instructional activity, students complete notes on measurements used in the metric system, the metric system prefixes and estimates of measurements of length in centimeters.

Curated OER

#### Metric Mania-English to Metric Conversions

In this unit conversions worksheet, students convert from the English system of measurement to the metric system and from the metric system to the English system.

Curated OER

#### Measurement Worksheet

In this measurement worksheet, students fill in a chart with the proper SI units, measurements and symbols. They also practice converting from one metric unit to another. They express numbers in scientific notation.

Curated OER

#### English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 5 - Exercise 5b

In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, high schoolers answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

Curated OER

#### English Vocabulary Skills: AWL Sublist 6 - Exercise 2b

In this online interactive English vocabulary skills worksheet, students answer 10 matching questions which require them to fill in the blanks in 10 sentences. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

Curated OER

#### Parts Are Parts: The English Measurement System

Third graders view and measure common body parts to find a fathom, a span, and inch. They discuss the historical information about how standard English measurements came to be and why body parts can no longer be used as a standard...

Curated OER

#### Metric Conversions

Learners measure an assortment of items using metric measurements. In this measurement lesson, students measure using length, mass, and volume units of measurement. They convert between units. Learners learn a mnemonic to assist in...