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#### Toothbrush Measuring

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Ever wonder how many marshmallows long your toothbrush is? Well, you're in luck! This hands-on measurement activity requires young mathematicians to determine the length of their toothbrush using Unifix® cubes, buttons, Cheerios, bear...
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Education.com

#### Measure School Supplies

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Ever wonder how long a pair of scissors are? Find out with this simple measuring activity in which pupils use the provided ruler to determine the length of four common classroom supplies.
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#### How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
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#### Magnificent Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians investigate measurement. They engage in activities involving length, volume, weight, area, and time using standard and non-standard units of measure. The seven part lesson includes problem solving, reasoning, and...
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#### Lesson: New Museum Design Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After viewing images of vernacular and alternative architecture, budding designers collect materials to construct their own spacial design. They use gathered materials to construct a 3D model of the class space in a new way, yet...
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Teachers' Domain

#### Introduction to Angle Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
An all-encompassing package provides video clips that demonstrate real-world activities that have to do with angles. After watching the Cyberchase cartoons, learners discuss why a "v" shape is used to measure a turn. A pair of vital...
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Math Learning Center

#### Grade 2 Supplement Set D5 – Measurement: Telling Time

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Have your class play concentration memory games using analog and digital clocks. Second graders become little experts with time telling to the minute, quarter, half, and hour. Use as a fun Friday treat as well as other...
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#### Measuring Activities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students measure using both metric and standard measures. They convert from one standard to the next while measuring distances in their home or classroom.
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Which Weighs More? Which Weighs Less?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Expand the the comparative language of young mathematicians with a hand-on weight measurement activity. Working independently or in pairs, children compare the weight of large wooden blocks to various other classroom objects, recording...
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#### Can You Measure Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Here is a well-designed lesson on common standards of measurement for your young mathematicians. In it, learners calculate measurements in standard and non-standard units. They make predictions, record data, and construct and design...
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Big Kid Science

#### Measuring Shadows Using an Ancient Method

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How did ancient peoples determine the height of really tall objects? Young scientists and mathematicians explore the concept of using shadows to measure height in a hands-on experiment. Paired pupils measure shadows, then calculate the...
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Illustrative Mathematics

#### Measure Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
How many unifix cubes tall are you? If you're not sure, then perform this math activity with your class and find out. Working in pairs, young mathematicians make measuring sticks out of unifix cubes in order to determine the length of...
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Exploratorium

#### Handy Measuring Ratio

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Your hand can be a handy tool for measurement. Young mathematicians learn how to estimate the height of objects by applying similarity. They find the horizontal distance from the object where spreading their outstretched fingers results...
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Noyce Foundation

#### Measuring Up

For Students K - 12th Standards
Teach the basics of measurement and conversion with a five-lesson resource that builds an understanding of proportion and measurement conversion from elementary through high school. Initially, young scholars use ratios to determine soup...
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Measure Angles

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Get a quick review on measuring angles with this step-by-step guide using a protractor. Watch the correct way to measure angles and finish with an assessment on correct techniques to measure special angles.
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ARKive

#### Sizing Up Species: Measurement Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Measurement devices can be used to determine the height, length, or weight of all kinds of things, even plants and animals. This presentation acts as the basis for two estimation activities. Each activity requires the children to...
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Super Teacher Worksheets

#### Measuring With a Ruler

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
When it comes to using a ruler, how does your class measure up? Find out with this simple measurement learning exercise that asks children to determine the lengths of common, everyday items to the nearest half inch.
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#### Body Measurement Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Don't keep the resource at an arm's length. A hands-on activity has scholars measure the heights, arm spans, hair lengths, and foot lengths of their classmates. They create scatter plots to determine if there is a correlation between...
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Teaching Tolerance

#### Activism Online

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
People can make a difference in the world without leaving their homes. Using an eye-opening resource, scholars complete a handout as they consider the strengths and weaknesses of the Internet as a tool for social activism. Finally,...
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Virginia Department of Education

#### Measuring Mania

For Teachers 6th
Conversion immersion — it's measuring mania! A set of four activities teaches scholars to convert between customary and metric units. Resource covers unit conversions in length, temperature, weight/mass, and volume.
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#### Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Estimate and explore the length and weight of classroom items using standard measurement and scales. Students will work in groups to determine appropriate measuring tools, weigh or measure items, and record their results on a data chart....
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Virginia Department of Education

#### Osmosis, Diffusion, and Active Transport

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No, it really is okay to play with your food! Emerging scientists manipulate popcorn, eggs, and other household objects as they demonstrate multiple cellular processes. The activity, capable of modifications, is designed to reflect the...
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#### Scaled Measurements

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Introduce youngsters to the concept of scale measurement and the uses of scale drawing. They are provided with an explanation and then given two examples of how scale measurements work. This would be a good resource to use prior to...
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#### Economic Goals and Measuring Activity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Explore the role of government in the economy market. Young scholars analyze the economic decision-making process and how it takes into consideration additional cost, benefits, and public awareness of what they are trying to accomplish....