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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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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 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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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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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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Measure Full and Half Rotations

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Here is a great real-world problem that kids will really connect with. A conversation between two boys about doing 360s and 180s while skateboarding sets the stage for the lesson. Learners are shown how rays are used to measure full and...
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Convert Measurements to Solve Distance Problems

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
As the first of a series of five lessons on solving word problems involving converting measurement data, this resource is a great piece to incorporate a unit on the topic. A review of basic metric system measurements begins the learning,...
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Find Radian Measure by Dividing Arc Length by Radius

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In an approach that meshes higher-level thinking with approachable methods, this presentation walks that fine line between mathematical rigor and applications with skill. Not only are the specific steps for finding the radian measure of...
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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 instructional activity that asks children to determine the lengths of common, everyday items to the nearest half inch.
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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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What Unit of Measurement?

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're measuring a bicycle, would you use inches, feet, or yards? What about when you measure a shoe, or a flagpole? Explore measurement with this worksheet, which prompts third graders to use their critical-thinking skills. Three...
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Which Unit of Measure

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Would you use inches or miles to measure a finger? How would you measure the water in a pool, or milk in a carton? Reinforce units of measurement with your first grade class. Learners circle the correct unit of measurement for each...
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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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Problems with Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...
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Measuring Hands Down - Enrichment 7.1

For Students 4th - 7th
How many hands tall are you? A passage about measuring the height of horses with the unit called a "hand" gives scholars the background needed to measure items using the width of their own hand. Learners use their hand measurement to...
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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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How Long

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It won't take young mathematicians long to learn how to measure length with this fun, hands-on activity. Working in pairs, children use Unifix® or snap cubes to measure and record the lengths of different classroom objects. To extend the...
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General Construction Measurement and Dimensions

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Learners construct their understanding of measurement and dimensions in this step-by-step approach that begins with an all group vocabulary introduction, consisting of measuring objects and dialoging using measurement vocabulary....
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Measuring Scavenger Hunt

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Go on a scavenger hunt with measuring tape! After cutting out the measuring tape on the first page, look for items in your house that are five inches long and record where you found them on the second page.
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Measurement: The Size is Right

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Specific learning goals are grouped for different grade levels spanning pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. After preparing the questions and materials, you call a learner to come in front of the class and play the game. Young learners...
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Measure the Length in Meters

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which is longer? Learners explore measurement through 10 object comparisons. They measure each object against a row of squares, each square representing one meter. Although the directions simply ask which item is larger, encourage kids...
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Inching Around

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
An alternative way to measure things is presented in this PowerPoint. Instead of using rulers, pupils use body parts to measure items in school and distances around the school. Each slide asks learners to measure something using specific...
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Understand Volume and How Volume is Measured

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Activate prior knowledge by first reviewing different things and ways we measure things. Then, discuss what it means to measure volume. Learners will be introduced to units of volume and key vocabulary. The highly visual nature of the...
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Measure Angles to the Nearest Degree With Protractors

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Measuring angle openings is easy with a protractor, but what if the opening isn't a multiple of ten? Real world examples showcase how protractors can be read precisely. A quick review of the process of estimation starts the lesson. Then,...

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