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Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...
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Measuring in Metrics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Practice measuring skills with a 10-question worksheet that challenges scholars to measure lines using centimeters and inches.  
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Lesson 2: Measurement Tools

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Elementary schoolers examine the uses of rulers, scales, and measuring cups. They determine the criteria for the use of each tool and visit different areas of school to find items that can be measured with these tools. Everyone takes...
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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Would you use a ruler to measure the length of a soccer field? No way! Pupils explore four tools of the trade: yardstick, measuring wheel, tape measure, and ruler. They label 12 measuring tasks with the most appropriate tool. Some of...
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Measurement Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
New ReviewA scavenger hunt challenges mathematicians to locate items of a certain size. Scholars roam the classroom—in small groups and independently—measuring items and graphing their findings. A worksheet assesses learners' proficiency. 
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Measuring Angles: Lesson

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Develop a degree of measurement. With the aid of a protractor, the video shows how to measure angles. The segment of a larger playlist on geometry basics points out that it is possible to start at a value other than zero when measuring...
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Study Jams! Measure Length

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
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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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Measuring Around the House!

For Teachers K - 4th
Trying to approach measuring in a fun and interactive way? You found it! This activity has young learners first cut out two "rulers" - one with simple units marked, and another with blank squares. They begin by going around their house...
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Discovering Math: Beginning Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Weight, time, length, cost, and mass are all things we can measure. Learners are introduced to the concepts they'll need to know before embarking on any measurement adventure. They are introduced to each type of measurement and types of...
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The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a worksheet that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their worksheet. 
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Measuring the Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are there so many lines on a ruler? Scholars measure length on two rulers, one standard and one metric. They measure in inches, millimeters, and centimeters with the centimeter measurement including a fraction. Because these are the...
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Relationships Between Formal Measurement Units: Measure and Record Mass in Kilograms and Grams

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Teach the masses about the metric system with this hands-on measurement lesson. Given a fruit or vegetable, learners estimate, measure, and convert its mass using the metric units gram and kilogram.
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Measuring the Measuring Tool Lab

For Students 5th - 9th
Novice mathematicians are challenged to measure parts of their desks using paper clips, tongue depressors, pencils, and pens as the measuring tools. Then, they must answer 8 questions about their process of measurement with these...
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Many Ways to Measure

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Measurement tools, yardsticks, scales, and thermometers, are the subject of a reading comprehension worksheet that asks kids to answer a series of questions based on the provided article.
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Malachi's Medication

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What's in a prescription medicine label? After learners practice measuring out Malachi's prescribed dosage for his medication, they collaboratively discuss and explain why it is important to measure out medication with the proper...
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How Do You Measure the Immeasurable?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you measure a distance where the measurement tool will not reach? Pupils use the concept of similar triangles to perform indirect measurements. The instructional activity asks teachers to demonstrate the method and lead the class...
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By the Pound

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Agriculture surrounds us every day; incorporate measuring tools into a study of Oklahoma's agricultural industry! Small groups read an informational text (included) before visiting stations where they investigate prices of various...
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Shapes and Tools

For Teachers K - 1st
Young learners view different shapes drawn by the teacher on the board. The teacher identifies each shape by name and discusses the importance of knowing the difference between shapes when building something. The pupils complete the...
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Is Measuring an Art or a Science?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not only do future engineers learn the difference between accuracy and precision, they also get some hands-on experience using different measuring tools. 
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Measuring Angles

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
The first of two pages displays various angles as the measure of degrees of a circular arc. An explanation is written, and learners are asked to model each by holding up two pencils as the rays. The second page provides instruction on...
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Actual Size: Measuring Animals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Elementary schoolers practice their measuring skills using the book entitled Actual Size. They use rulers and tape measures to measure their body parts. After that, everyone reads through the book Actual Size and measures the animals...
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Radian Measure: Unit Circle Conversions

For Students 10th - 12th
Individuals investigate the relationship between radian and angle measurements by using an interactive to find the angle measurement for given radian measures. Users answer questions to convert between the two measurements.
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Measurements

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Elementary in nature, this slide show presents basics of measurement. Standard measurement tools and units, and the metric system are taught. Use this at the beginning of the year for any science class as an introduction or review of...

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