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335 reviewed resources for non standardized units of measurement

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Measuring Mass Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore mass measurements. In this non-standard unit measurement instructional activity, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the weight of different objects. They work in small groups and complete a variety of...
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Measuring Area Using Non-Standard Units

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine area. In this area measurement lesson, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the area of various objects in the classroom. They work in small groups on different measurement activities and present their...
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My Foot and the Standard Foot

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Young mathematicians put one foot in front of the other as they learn how to measure length in an elementary math lesson. Using paper cutouts of their own feet, children measure classroom objects as they discover the importance of...
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Comparing Non-Standard Unit to Measurement for Capacity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students compare units of measurement. In this liquid measurements lesson, students experiment with the standard liter unit of measurement compared to non-standard measurements.  They divide of up into 3 groups and each group performs a...
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Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
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Measuring Volume Using Non Standard Units of Measure

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Who doesn't love playing with marbles? These, along with cubes and other manipulatives, are used to determine the volume of objects. These non-standard units of measure. help the class determine the length, width, and height of various...
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Measuring Length

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
The class is introduced to measuring length. They discuss when to measure and the standard units commonly used to measure length. Note: This PowerPoint is intended for a UK audience and the standard units discussed are metric.
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Personal Unit Tape Measure

For Teachers 2nd
A fantastic unit on measurement and fractions! With full background information, instructional procedures, and several learning activities, you'll be set for teaching your second graders all about basic measurement concepts. This...
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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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A Weigh we Go!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here are some cross-curricular activities whil should help your kids understnad weight measurements and grammar. In this grammar and math lesson, students read the book Skittles Riddles and practice counting and balancing skittles. They...
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Measure Up!

For Teachers 1st
Examine the use of non-standard and standard measurement when determining length! For this measurement lesson, 1st graders use non-standard units of measure to determine how far they jump. They color squares on graph paper to show the...
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Exploring Measurement

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
An adorable computer-animated classroom explores non-standard measurement with Sid the Science Kid. The concept is simple; you can only use one object to serve as your unit of non-standard measurement. This video is most appropriate for...
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Spoonfuls, Cupfuls and Handfuls

For Teachers 2nd
Explore the use of non-standard units for measuring volume with elementary learners. They fill a container and count the number used using cups, spoons, and bottles, build with blocks and count the number of blocks used, and compare and...
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Constant Dimensions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You can't often tell pupils that units don't matter ... but in this case, you'd be right! Math scholars discover the magic of the constant dimensions of a rectangle through a creative lesson. Partners perform measurements of rectangles...
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Standard Units of Measure

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore linear measurement. They choose appropriate measuring tools, measure three classroom items, and record their results.  A class discussion ensues in which everyone decides the best way to present their data.
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Measurement Crafts- Cereal Hands and Feet

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students identify nonstandard units of measurement and investigate area of objects. In this geometry instructional activity, students trace their hands and glue cereal pieces to the print to find the area.
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Estimation and Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.
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Non-Standard Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students, using a list made up of things from around the room; estimate the distance of one of the items on the list with one unit, record their prediction, and then actually measure items with non-standard measuring devise.
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Measuring Real Stuff

For Teachers K - 1st
Looking for a good lesson on measurement? This one could be for ytou! Learners select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure and compare lengths and weights of real-life objects. They use problem-solving skills to design a...
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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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Measuring Objects Using Non-Standard Units of Linear Measure

For Teachers K - 1st
Students practice taking measurements using non-standard units of measure. In this measurement instructional activity, students use non-traditional objects such as their hand, crayons or paperclips to measure various objects found in the...
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Comparing Non-Standard Units of Measure

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore area. In this beginning area measurement lesson plan, students use paper squares and triangles to cover two dimensional classroom objects. Students count and record the number of shapes used, then compare the computed...
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Oodles of Noodles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars investigate non-standard and standard measurement including inches and centimeters. They use different types of noodles as non-standard units of measurement comparing them to inches and centimeters.
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Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a challenging presentation that will get your mathematicians working! They must convert using non-standard units of measure. Here is an example: a pencil is 12 buttons long, how many toothpicks long is the pencil? An interesting...

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