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1st Grade Math Vocabulary Cards

For Teachers 1st Standards
Eight sets of math vocabulary flashcards make up a collection designed to accompany Houghton Mifflin's first grade math curriculum. Each set offers two types of cards: a word card printed in bold font, and a definition card equipped with...
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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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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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Practice: Measuring Angles and Using a Protractor and More!

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Four fabulous worksheets are included in this resource, all having to do with the measurement of angles. On the first, anglers will use a protractor to determine the degrees of 10 different angles. An arc is drawn on each. On the second,...
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Compound Measures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Compounding is dividing units. Pupils practice using compound measures such as units for speed and density to solve problems that range from straightforward speed problems to those requiring conversions. The last few items challenge...
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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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Measurement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Build a basic understanding of units of measure and create a great foundation for your learners. The lesson gives a complete overview of everything measurement, from types of measurement to rounding to conversions — it has it all! 
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Scientific Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils learn everything from how to take scientific measurements, to accuracy/precision, to density and a plethora of topics from a presentation on the metric system.
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Imperial and Metric Units of Measure

For Students 6th
In this units of measure worksheet, 6th graders review the imperial and metric units of measure, complete a table to show conversions between the two types of measure.
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Measures of Variation

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Variation makes the world—and data sets—more interesting. Young data analysts view an engaging YouTube video to learn about measures of variation. Range and interquartile range are the topics under consideration here.
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Hands-On: Sums of Angle Measures

For Students 5th - 8th
In this angle measures worksheet, students solve six word problems where they are given 6 different polygons, some of which are complex, and must determine angle measures in order to arrive at a solution.
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Sunflower Measuring and Counting

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Youngsters improve their measuring and counting skills using sunflowers. They view pictures painted by Van Gogh. Everyone works in groups to measure sunflowers and record their findings, and they all use sunflower seeds to create...
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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What measurements are shown on these rulers? Learners read eight rulers and record the indicated lengths in centimeters. There are no fraction answers. Remind kids to write the units into the measurements. Extend this by assigning...
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Is That Measurement Stuff For Real, Life?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Fifth and sixth graders engage in a series of activities which show them the importance of using different types of measurement strategies. One of the primary goals of the lesson is to show learners that measurement is helpful in many...
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Measuring Matter

For Teachers 4th
Explore various types of measurement with fourth graders. They will practice using balance pans to measure the weight of a coin and a graduated cylinder to determine the displacement volume for a bolt. The metric system will be the focus...
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Measurement and the PopCubes Ruler

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young mathematicians review what a ruler is and what it can be used for. The class then practices counting by 10s. They learn that the metric system is based on 10s and that a new kind of ruler called the PopCubes can help them measure...
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Converting Measures

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Convert your lessons to include a must-see video that is informative and helpful. Scholars watch an engaging YouTube video that focuses on unit conversions. It shows how to identify and use the correct conversion factor, expressed as a...
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Understand Rates as a Type of Ratio

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Ratios and rates, rates and ratios, what's the difference? Show your learners the difference in this video explaining how they are different from each other, but similar. The lesson describes that a rate represents two different types of...
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Lesson 3: Measuring Angles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use a protractor to measure angles. They classify angles by type: right angle, acute angles, and obtuse angles. Students build and draw right, acute, and obtuse angles. They discuss how do people in various professions use...
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Metric System Basics

For Students 4th - 12th
Do your learners know that there are different systems to measure length, volume, and weight? Explain metric measuring and its base ten decimal system using this comprehensive set of worksheets! For all three types of measurement,...
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Bridge Types: Tensile and Compressive Forces

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bridges rely on tension and compression to keep them standing. Pairs test this principle by constructing simple bridges and applying a force to the center. Teams use the provided worksheet to record their observations of the reaction of...
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Measure for Munchies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to the various types of measurements. Using a recipe, they practice measuring out the correct amount of ingredients while making the food. They also practice using a scale and following the directions on a...
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Meet the Measurements

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners explore geometry by utilizing measurement tools. In this measurements lesson, students identify the different forms of measurements such as time, temperature, capacity and length. Learners utilize rulers, weights and clocks to...
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
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Measure the Solar Diameter

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists could measure the diameter of the sun before they knew its distance. Scholars construct a simple mirror box to measure the diameter for themselves. They compare this measurement with the official size, listed in a textbook,...
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Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement lesson, students discuss what specific measurement tools such as an odometer measure. Young scholars recite a measurement poem. Students make a foldable with...
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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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Measuring Objects in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use ruler and tapes to measure classroom objects. After discussing measurement tools, have students complete sentences stating what they would use to measure various objects. Later in the computer lab, they type their...
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Measuring the Wind

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
When earth scientists or mini meteorologists are learning about wind, they can participate in an engineering activity in which they will design and construct an anemometer. A thorough overview of different types of anemometers is...
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How Do You Measure Up?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Begin by exploring nonstandard units of measurement, and proceed through the use of metric units, focusing in on mass. Learners use three different types of scales for measuring mass: a triple beam balance, an equal arm balance, and an...
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Represent Quantities of Money by Using Diagrams

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
This is the fourth of five videos focusing on representing measurement quantities with diagrams. The parts of a fraction are reviewed, including numerators, denominators, and divisors. The lesson then walks through how two different...
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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 lesson asks teachers to demonstrate the method and lead the class through a set of...
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How Do Chemists Measure?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a scientist's favorite type of dog? A lab. This lesson includes a lab experiment and a project for young chemists to learn about measurement, including the metric system and nanotechnology. The resource includes grading rubrics...
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Making Predictions About Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders experiment with measurement. They estimate the length, volume, and weight of various objects, then rotate through stations making predictions concerning measurements and then testing their predictions.
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Student Workbook: Geometry and Measurement

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
The volume of this geometry packet is obtuse! Packed with every topic and type of problem learned in the class, each page is nicely organized by section and contains a worksheet and sometimes reference examples. 
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Discovering Math: Beginning Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians are shown a ruler, yardstick, tape measure and scale. They practice measuring length, width, height, and weight. They are then shown a thermometer, and discuss what a thermometer is used for. Everyone is shown how to...
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Measuring Angles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Identifying and measuring angles with a protractor can provide a fun way for students to learn this mathematical concept.
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The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on...
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Degree Measure of an Arc

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Circular patterns and movement are commonplace in our world. Young mathematicians begin their study of circles with instruction on finding the degree measure of both major and minor arcs. Examples focus on the arc in relation to the...
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Measuring Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Studies show that obesity is now a global problem. But how are researchers measuring obesity? Young scientists investigate the myriad of methods for measuring body fat through a presentation. From hands-on to high-tech, viewers learn...
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The Angle Tangle

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Fourth and fifth graders identify three types of angles, recognize that angles are measured in degrees, measure angles using protractors or angle rulers. They classify angles as a class, classify angles on pattern blocks, and complete a...
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Angles

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders investigate angles and name them according to the criteria for obtuse, acute, and right angles. They examine a human-made yarn pattern on the floor of their classroom and identify angles, vertices, and types of...
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Conversion Between Metric Units

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Math scholars with a basic grasp on units of measure will appreciate this video. Sal breaks down the process needed to convert between metric units. He defines kilo, hecto, and deka than uses that framework to assist him in determining...
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Circles with Angles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Three angles meet at an arc ... have you heard that one before? The resource contains a diagram with a circle and three angles that intersect the circle at the same points. Pupils determine the type of each angle and its measurement,...
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The Metric System

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Applying this metric activity, mathematicians will provide standard metric units of measurement, identify the largest and best way to measure items using the metric system, and convert units using King Henry.
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Let's Measure

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students measure shells using 3 different methods.  In this measurement lesson, students work in two groups to measure the length of a shell using two different units of measure.  The groups compare their results, measure the shell again...
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Handy Measurement: Using Non-Standard Measuring Tools

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students examine different types of non-standard measurement. In this measuring lesson, students utilize their fingers, palms and feet as measuring tools. Students discuss the difference between measuring using parts of their body and...
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Estimate and Measure Capacity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this estimation worksheet, students solve and complete 6 different types of problems. After reading an introductory paragraph, they draw circles to respond to two questions with pictures. Then, students fill in each blank with the...
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Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
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Which Measurement Should I Use?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders recognize and sort problems according to the type of measurement required to solve the problem. In this measurement lesson, 7th graders write a response for the given measurement prompt. Students then discuss the...
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Measurement/Bar Graph Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners complete measurement activities, as well as use bar graphs. In this measurement lesson, students read the word problem and determine the type of measurement needed to complete the problem. Learners work with partners to measure...
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Measurements in My Life

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this math instructional activity, students write or draw items in their life which could be measured using the following types of measurement: teaspoon, ounce, cup, gallon, inch, foot, yard and mile.
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Measure Me

For Teachers 1st
Have your class apply their measurement skills in this lesson. Using their knowledge of units of measurement, they figure out the capacity of a large jar, weigh objects using a balance, and use a software program to draw and measure...
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Angles and Degrees

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
How do you determine the size of an angle? Pupils learn about degrees and how to measure the size of an angle. The video associates the measurements to types of angles such as acute, obtuse, and right. The additive properties of angle...
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Data Analysis: Measuring Reflexes and Interpreting Data

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Guide scholars as they test their reflexes over several days—at different times of the day—to discover if their body reacts differently in the morning versus the afternoon. Pupils collect their data, present it in a variety of tables,...
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The American Kilogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
America is actually on the metric system in a roundabout way. All measurements in the United States trace back to a one-kilogram cylinder from France. The Veritasium lesson explains the special care given to the original cylinders from...
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Measuring Slope for Rain Gardens

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
The slope of the land is an important feature when considering the erosion that will occur. In this resource, which is part of a rain garden unit, learners calculate the slope of the proposed garden site. Even if you are not planning a...
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Angles, Degrees, Protractors . . . Oh My!

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Fourth and fifth graders make a protractor and identify various angle types. In this protractor and angle lesson, learners make their own protractor and use it to measure a variety of angles. They complete worksheets while identifying...
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Angles, Angles, and More Angles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders play a game where they take turns drawing an angle and estimating its measurement in order to apply their understanding of various angles. Player 1 draws an angle using a straight edge, their partner estimates the degrees...
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How Big Is The Playground?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars calculate the standard and metric measurements of a playground. In this measurement lesson, students use GPS coordinates and graphing calculators to determine the dimensions of an area outside of the school in both...
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How Tall Are You

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students brainstorm ideas about reasons to measure. They receive paper flowers to use as measurement tools. Students work in groups to measure their partners, first estimating and then measuring.
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Metric Conversions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students 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. Students learn a mnemonic to assist in...
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Estimate Quotients - Problem Solving 22.3

For Students 4th - 6th
Upper graders examine a data table that lists blood types and pints of blood collected on a blood drive. They use the information in the table to solve five word problems. Pupils must convert units of capacity in some of the problems and...
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Classification of Triangle Measurement & Perimeter

For Students 10th
In this classification of triangles instructional activity, 10th graders identify and complete 8 different problems that include determining the measurement and perimeter of various types of triangles. First, they color all right, acute,...
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Name That Area

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Kids love drawing their name. With this lesson, each learner draws their name in block letters. Then, they have to compute the area of their name! Before measuring the area, have them make an educated guess. 
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Science and Measurement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great start to activate thinking about the scientific method, instruments, measurements, accuracy, constants and laws. Each slide describes important procedures and examples essential for the study of science.
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Does The Type of Mulch Used Affect Plant Growth?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure, record and graph the plants they grow in a controlled setting. They feed and water the plants as needed and use the scientific method to evaluate the growth.
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Lesson Plan: I Can Name That Angle in One Measure!

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this angle lesson, eighth and ninth graders explore angles made using parallel lines and a transversal. They identify the types of angles and the characteristics of each one. Puils create drawings that illustrate angle relationships...
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Measuring Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Proportional reasoning, ratio, and indirect measurement come to life in a series of seven lessons. Learners will convert measurements into customary and metric units. They also use real-world examples to solve problems involving scale as...
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Watt Meters to Measure Energy Consumption

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It used watt amount of energy? This resource investigates the power usage of small household appliances. Using a watt meter, groups measure the actual wattage used by an appliance and then calculate the energy used daily. 
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FRED in the Classroom: Measures of Inflation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Don't just tell class members about how to measure inflation, have them experience it firsthand by asking them to work with real data and construct graphs!
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How Do We Measure Earthquakes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How is the magnitude of an earthquake measured? How is the intensity of an earthquake measured? What is amplitude in relation to an earthquake? In what country was the largest magnitude earthquake? There is a wealth of information about...
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Measuring Volume/Capacity Using the Metric System

For Teachers 5th
There is more than one way to measure an amount, as learners discover by applying multiple measurement tools in these activities. Centimeter cubes, cylinders, beakers, and measuring cups are used to find the volume of regular and...
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Bond Type

For Students 9th - 12th
At the top of the page are a reading passage and colorful diagram that depicts the tug-of-war that occurs between bonding molecules due to electronegativity. High school chemists fill in a chart with electronegativity values, the...
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Smithsonian In Your Classroom: The Music in Poetry

For Teachers K - 12th
Take poetry off the page and put it into terms of movement, physical space and, finally, music with this series of three lessons from the Smithsonian Institution. This resource introduces students to two poetic forms that originated as...
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Worksheet 1: Algebra and Inequalities

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Challenge your students' algebra skills with this activity, which presents students with several types of problem sets, including solving inequalities, graphing, word problems, and a set of algebra problems that may or may not require...
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Angles - Identify What Type

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this geometry instructional activity, students read the definitions of right, acute, and obtuse angles in a box at the top of the page. They label 6 angles and use a protractor to measure 3 pairs of angles. They tell whether the...
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All About Measuring with the Metric System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the metric system through video clips and Internet activities. In this measurements activity, students practice using the units of measure for the metric system and compare them to the less popular English system....
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Standard Measurements

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this math learning exercise, students convert standard measurements. Students give the equivalent of the standard measurements. Hints are given if needed.
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Measuring Angles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and measure right, acute, obtuse, and straight angles. In this geometry lesson plan, 6th graders review the definition of each angle and are shown examples of each specific angle. Students use toothpicks, gumdrops,...
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Measuring Calories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate what a calorie is and how and why we measure them. They conduct an experiment to compare the calories of a peanut and a mini-marshmallow, and explain and discuss how calories are directly related to the...
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Measurements in Sports

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study measurement problems. In this geometry lesson, 6th graders discuss the different types of measurement used in sports and answer questions regarding measurement problems in sports.
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Different Types of Coins

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this types of coins worksheet, students answer two word problems. Students answer one by charting all the different ways to use different types of coins to equal fifty cents.
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Different Types of Arranging Coins

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this different types of arranging coins worksheet, learners problem solve two word problems dealing with arranging coins in different ways. Students figure out eighteen different ways to arrange coins to equal seventy-five cents.
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The Ruler, The King of Measurement

For Teachers 1st
First graders learn how use a ruler to measure common items. In this measurement lesson, 1st graders examine the numerical markings on rulers and learn that each number stands for a unit of measure. They measure 5 classroom items after...
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Measuring Up To Standards

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use Unifix cubes to estimate standard measurements of length, weight, and capacity. After practicing, 4th graders complete an individual assessment by the teacher where they are asked questions about measurement and...
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Instruments and Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students circulate through stations to determine the proper instrument to make a certain type of measurement. They must make measurements of mass, volume, length, area, electrical current, temperature and force.
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Oodles of Noodles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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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Types of Angle

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Angle in on the different types of angles. By watching an informative video, scholars see how to classify angles. It covers acute, right, obtuse, straight, and reflex angles. Some example problems focus on classifying angles given their...
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How Tall Am I?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Which method results in a better estimate of the height? Using  different methods, groups estimate the height of three objects on campus. They record their measurements and any necessary computations and compare them to the actual...
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What is a Nanometer?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teams learn about the size of a nanometer by measuring objects and converting those measurements. A worksheet then tests the groups' abilities to use nanometers by having them determine the size of objects that are too small to measure. 
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A Walk Down the Lane

For Teachers 9th Standards
Measure twice and compare once. Groups use a variety of measurement devices to measure a distance multiple times. Classmates create a box plot for each measurement device using the same scale. Using the graphs, the teams determine which...
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What is Time?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Does it ever seem like time is slipping through your fingers? Model the passing of time with an hourglass activity in which individuals determine whether hourglasses are the most efficient way to measure time.
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Measures

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a look at data from a statistical lens. An interactive allows pupils to enter data set, labeling the data including the units used. Manipulating the applet, learners select the statistics to calculate that include total, mean,...
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Rocks & Minerals

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Take young geologists on an exploration of the rock cycle with this six-lesson earth science unit on rocks and minerals. Through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on investigations your class will learn about the...
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Infiltration Test: Exploring the Flow of Water Through Soils

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Soil scientists gain experience with an infiltrometer can to determine the infiltration rates at different locations on campus. If you are using the entire unit, the class has already analyzed water flow and soil types, so they should...
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"How Do You Measure Up?" Measurement Patterns

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore measurement units by completing a math worksheet. In this human body measurement activity, students read the book How Do You Measure Up and practice measuring their limbs, head and other parts of their body with standard...
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Angle Measures

For Students 5th - 6th
In this angles instructional activity, students solve 20 problems pertaining to angle measurement and classification. This page is intended to be an online activity, but can be completed on paper.
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Measurement Concepts: Problem Solving

For Students 7th
In this measurement concepts worksheet, 7th graders use the illustration of an article written in 14 point font to then add headlines for the article using the specific measurements in each problem.
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Types By Texture

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate soil types by texturing soil samples and determining the different soil types. They conduct a dirt shake activity, determining the amount of silt in a quart jar filled with dirt and water. Students then answer...
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The Amazing Inch and Measuring Up!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review the metric and customary systems of measurement. In groups, they brainstorm a list of careers that use measurements and which tools they use. Using different types of tools, they measure different objects in the...
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Forming, Measuring and Labeling Angles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners draw and measure angles. In this angle measurement lesson, the teacher demonstrates how to form and measure angles while explaining the parts of an angle, then students practice.
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Measuring Pattern Block Angles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify various angles by using pattern blocks. For this measurement lesson, 6th graders find out how many degrees are in each of the different angles of the various pattern blocks.
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Measuring in Inches

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover that there are two types of standard measurement using a ruler: centimeters and inches. They use the inches side to measure pipe cleaner "worms"; straigthening them out and laying them on the end of the ruler with...
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Measuring Pattern Block Angles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders review the rotation of 180 and 360 degrees. Using the alphabet, they estimate the angle degree and identify the angles as either right, straight, obtuse or acute. In groups, they measure the pattern block angles and record...
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Measure, Draw, and Classify Angles

For Students 7th
In this angles instructional activity, 7th graders review the four different types of angles: acute, right, obtuse, and straight. Students then draw three examples of different angles that all total 360 degrees. Students then measure and...
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Measure, Draw, and Classify Angles: Practice

For Students 7th
For this angles worksheet, 7th graders use symbols to name each angle three different ways. Students then classify each angle as acute, obtuse, straight, or right. Students then use a protractor to draw an angle having each measure and...
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Taking Your Measure

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this measuring length worksheet, students solve and complete 12 various types of problems. First, they circle the most reasonable answer. Then, students choose the appropriate unit for each and write the correct term on the line...
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Cloud Types

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young scholars examine cloud types. In this cloud lesson, students identify cloud types, observe clouds and collect data, and analyze data to identify the most common cloud they observe overhead during the course of a month.
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Measurement: Lesson 3

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the concepts that are related to measurement while focusing upon weight, mass, and capacity. They estimate the weight and mass relationship that is found in different problems. Students compare and contrast one...
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Units of Measure

For Students 6th - 7th
In this units of measure worksheet, students solve and complete 5 various types of word problems. First, they define all units of measure as described in the table. Then, students convert the left column to the units requested in the...
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Linear, Square, and Cubic Units

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Linear, square, and cubic units are all investigated as different types of packages are measured. The teacher will need supplies such as a box of aluminum foil, a package of ribbon, and a bag of mulch. The class determines the...
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Surface Area of Homes

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders utilize their math skills to find the measurements of a home.  In this architectural lesson plan, 8th graders discover the surface area of a building by utilizing the appropriate measurements.  Students discuss the...
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Twice the Rice, or More?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils review the metric and customary systems of measurement. In groups, they experiment with rice to discover the difference between the two systems. They record their observations on a worksheet and examine how capacity differs. To...
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What's that Flapping in the Breeze?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In order to comprehend the workings of a quartz crystal microbalance, chemistry learners build an inertial balance. They calibrate and then use the balance to measure small mass objects. Measuring different types of foam blocks with the...
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Don't Slip!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure, record, and graph the force of moving a block of wood along sand paper. In this friction lesson plan, students read a spring scale, collect data, construct a graph, and propose a model to explain how fiction works.
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Graphs and More

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young statisticians create and interpret various types of graphs from data gathered. The focus here is on interpreting the data and drawing appropriate conclusions. Box-and-whisker plots, frequency distributions, scatterplots, and lines...
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Data Analysis Using Technology

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Analyze data using technology. Middle schoolers design data investigations, describe data, and draw their own conclusions. Then they select the best type of graph, graph and interpret the data, and look for patterns in trends. They also...
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Soil Testing

For Students 5th - 8th
Earth science learners experiment with the water-holding properties of sand, pebbles, and clay. They apply their findings to the building of a well. This activity is engaging and tactile, and it demonstrates the importance of considering...
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Introduction to Representing and Analyzing Data

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Represent data graphically. Allow your class to explore different methods of representing data. They create foldables, sing songs, and play a dice game to reinforce the measures of central tendency.
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Classifying Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians explore the world of three-sided shapes in this lesson on the different types of triangles. Starting with a general introduction to classification using Venn diagrams, children learn how to categorize triangles based...
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Electric Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the construction of the electric circuit with a thorough presentation that provides a solid background for each type of circuit. After introducing key vocabulary, the lesson goes on to explain circuit design.
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Heart to Heart

For Students 3rd - 7th
Study heart health and math in one activity. After measuring their resting heart rates by finding the pulse in their wrists, learners build a stethoscope to listen to their heart rate, and note the differences between the two methods.
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Terrific Trees

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
New ReviewEngage in a shady activity to practice measurement techniques. Classes venture outside to collect measurements of various trees, using different strategies to measure the height, trunk circumference, width, and crown size. Then they...
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The Discovery of Fullerenes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Carbon is the most common element on earth, so the innovative discovery of a new type of carbon molecule won the 1996 Nobel Prize. In the ready-to-go lesson, scholars learn about C60 and how it has opened up the entire area of...
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Rallytable Angle Measuring

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In this geometry worksheet, young scholars measure various angles. First, they write what type of angle each one is, whether right, acute, or obtuse. Then students estimate the measurement and then write the actual measurement for each...
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Angle Measurements

For Students 10th
For this angle measurements worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 18 different types of problems. First, they find the value of x in each circle. Then, students find the value of each variable using the given chords, secants, and...
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Geometry - Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students review the procedure for determining appropriate types of measurements for given situations and measurement conversions. They figure perimeter, area, and volume of 2 and 3 dimensional objects.
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Measurements (What Are the Instruments Used For?)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this measurement learning exercise, students analyze pictures of 3 types of measurement instruments. Students write what each type of instrument is used for.
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I'll Take Three Barleycorns: Enrichment

For Students 4th - 9th
For this units of measurement worksheet, students use encyclopedias or electronic references to research 13 different historic units of measurement. Students determine the type of measurement each units was used for and its modern...
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Measure Twice, Cut Once

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary schoolers learn about metric units and how they are used by engineers. They learn how engineers use the units to measure mass, distance, and volume. Then, they estimate measurements of units, and compare them to actual...
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Unit Conversions

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders identify the different types of measurements and the instruments used to measure each type. After taking notes, they complete a bubble chart to examine the conversion between the units. To end the lesson, they practice...
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Angles and Measuring

For Students 10th
Learners identify various angles and how to measure each type. They use a protractor to measure each of the angles. Students also write the name of the angle and identify the number of degrees for each.
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Angles - 15 Degree Increments

For Students 4th
In this geometry worksheet, 4th graders classify and measure 11 angles. They write the type of angle and measurement in degrees on blank lines below each angle.
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Measure: Perimeter, Area and Volume

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners practice measuring with formulas. In this measurement lesson, students complete an activity that requires them to calculate perimeter, area, and volume.
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Use Measurement - English Learners 17.5

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this English Learners measurement activity, students discuss nouns and related forms by adding -ing. Students then add -ing to the nouns in given sentences to fill in the blanks. Students end the activity with a matching building...
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Cover the Area of a Shape Using Square Units

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
This is the first of a series of four lessons designed to examine and understand the concept of area. A review of area starts the lesson, along with a discussion of different attributes that can describe a rectangle. The term square unit...
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Type of Radioactive Particles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Alpha, beta, and gamma radiation is measured with a Geiger counter and then a variety of materials are tested for their ability to block each type. The video, though not very engaging, can be used to demonstrate this experiment if you do...
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Types of Triangles

For Students 2nd - 4th
Young math whizzes solve four problems in which a triangle with labeled angle measurements is analyzed. They mark if each triangle is acute, right, or obtuse.
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Measuring Biodiversity in Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take your biology class' understanding of biodiversity to a whole new level! Ecology scholars use data to calculate three different diversity indices based on the organisms in the Gorongosa National Park. The four-part activity uses an...
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Arcs in Circles: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Taking a major look at arcs is not minor. A segment of an extensive playlist on geometry introduces the concept of an arc in a circle. The resource demonstrates how to find the measure of an arc and defines special types of arcs.
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Transformations and Isometries

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Give your class a solid foundational understanding of transformations. The instructor in a concept video describes each type of transformation and transformation notation. He also identifies the types of transformations that are isometries.
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Subduction Zone Conditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you recreate history that's been buried under the sea for ages? Earth science scholars examine core samples from a subduction zone in an inquiry-based activity. Individuals compare actual data to a detailed key, then develop a...
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Introduction to Measurement

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are able to observe and measure the variability in the length of the forearm and the length of the foot and to test a common belief of the foot is equal to the length of the forearm.
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The Intense, Idealistic Introverted-Feeling Personality Type

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Teachers need to create personal bonds with pupils in order to discover who turns out to be an introverted feeler.
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ESL Upper Intermediate Vocabulary Worksheet- Weights and Measures

For Students Higher Ed
In this ESL weights and measures vocabulary learning exercise, students place the names of 14 measurements into the proper column. They sort the words under the headings; small distances, long distances, temperature, area, weight, and...
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Let's Measure

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students learn how to measure length using inch units.  In this measurement lesson, students use two different units of measure to measure the length of a Leopard Shark and then use pattern blocks to measure its length.  Students use the...
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Teaching Measurement Through Science

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use these lesson plans to give your students real world practice with measuring distance, mass, and volume.
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Activity Plan 3-4: Measuring With Our Bodies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars practice moving their bodies to develop math concepts, thinking skills, and spatial awareness. In this early childhood lesson plan, students explore estimation and make actual measurements.
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How Tall, How Short, How Faraway

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders determine the correct unit of measure to use for different situations. In this measuring lesson, 2nd graders are introduced to different unit of measure. Students study the origin of measurement and practice measuring....
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Measuring Cloud Coverage

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore Earth science by completing weather symbol worksheets. In this cloud identification lesson plan, students identify the different types of clouds in the sky and how they are formed. Students complete a cloud measurement...
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Angles

For Students 5th - 8th
In this angles learning exercise, students answer multiple choice questions about different types of angles and measurements of angles. Students complete 6 questions total.
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Measurement

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Student identify the best way to measure. In this algebra lesson, students measure using different units. They solve real life situations using measurements
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Math: Customary or Standard Measurement

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine resource links to examine types of measurement. They play interactive games to practice conversion. They inspect digital and analog clocks as well as the three temperature scales,
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Capacity Problems

For Students 4th - 5th
In this math worksheets, students practice using critical thinking skills that are used to solve the capacity problems in various types of measurements.
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Metric Conversions

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Practice units and conversions with this worksheet. Many types of measurements are used such as meters, liters and seconds, and simple numbers allow one level conversion.
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Tangling with Triangles

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Fourth and fifth graders explore triangles. In this triangles lesson, learners discover how to classify triangles according to their sides and measurements. They construct models of acute, right, and obtuse triangles.
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Electrical Principals and Wiring Materials

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Train a budding electrician about the principles of electricity and the wiring materials needed to complete the job. Briefly covered are basic electrical concepts such as, volts, watts, circuits, and safety. Also covered are the...
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A Mass of Pennies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners estimate and determine the number of cents (pennies) that are needed to equal the mass of a variety of common objects. They develop a process for measuring and explore concepts related to units of measurement.
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Ten Data Analysis Activities

For Students 9th - 12th
This thirteen page data analysis instructional activity contains a number of interesting problems regarding statistics. The activities cover the concepts of average measurements, standard deviation, box and whisker plots, quartiles,...
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It's a Drag!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This is a fantastic lesson! Learners create a data table to track and measure the speed of robots as they drag race around a course. They put systems of linear equations in recognizable, conceptual, and mathematical terms, then graph...
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Concrete

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Knowing how to mix concrete is a big part of having a construction job. Here vocational learners will go through the types, economy, and uses for concrete. Each slide is rich in text but organized in an easy-to-read style. Images and...
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Density - An Intrinsic Property

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners discover the property of density while participating in a lab exercise. In this scientific measuring lesson, pupils utilize a scale to measure the density of different metal materials. They document their work and present their...
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What is Air?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate air by participating in a class experiment. In this matter measurement lesson, students identify air as a gas which consists of mass. Students utilize a windsock or balloon to measure oxygen and explore it's true...
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Needs of Plants

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
What better way to learn about plant life than by creating a class garden? Young botanists start with a brief discussion about radishes before planting seeds and watching them grow. To determine the importance of water, sunlight, and...
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What is DBH?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When measuring the circumference of a tree, does it matter how high you place the measuring tape? Most scholars have never considered this question, but scientists know that measurement techniques must be standardized. The 13th...
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Classify Triangles

For Students 6th - 10th
What types of triangles are there? Learners start this worksheet by reviewing the definition and examples of equilateral, isosceles, scalene, right, acute, and obtuse triangles. Then, they examine and identify six triangles on their own.
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Amazing Angles

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
Three letter-sized mini posters can be displayed in your elementary geometry class when teaching about angles. One provides information about degree measurement and additive properties, and the other two define acute, right, obtuse,...
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Review Sheets: Geometry

For Students 8th - 11th
Full of problems with polygons, angles, lines, and triangles, your learners get a multi-page packet that provides all they need to know. It contains many of the standard problem types as well as some more challenging questions. 
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Types of Triangles

For Students 7th
In this triangle type and angles worksheet, 7th graders first find and name the types of triangles using the diagram of triangles and letters. Students find the measure of the third triangle using the two given angles. Students use the...
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Personal Body Types

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students become familiar with four major body types; assess their own bodies, and complete an assignment showing which styles and design details would look best on different body types.
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Measuring Ourselves

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders conduct various measurement activities on themselves and a partner. They measure their height, weight, thumb-to-pinky span, and body temperature, recording the information in the form of an Excel spreadsheet.
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Body Measuring Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore geometry by participating in a measurement activity. In this human anatomy instructional activity, students identify the appropriate methods to measure human body parts and do so in class. Students create a bar graph...
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Twenty-Five Measures of the Angles of a Triangle Problems

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this triangle worksheet, students calculate the measures of the angles or the sums of the measures of the angles in twenty-five triangle problems and hands-on activities.  The solutions are provided.
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Measuring Techniques - Level II

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars identify appropriate abbreviations, food-measurement terminology, techniques, equivalents, calculate recipe-size adjustments, and demonstrate proper measuring techniques.
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Comparison of Two Different Gender Sports Teams - Part 1 of 3 Measures of Central Tendency

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students gather and analyze data from sports teams. In this measures of central tendency lesson plan, students gather information from websites about sports team performance. Students analyze and draw conclusions from this data. This...
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Compound Measures

For Students 7th - 8th
In this compound measures worksheet, students solve and complete 3 different types of problems. First, they determine how far it takes a person to cycle in a given amount of time. Then, students find the average speed of described...
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The Measurement Man

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the measurements of capacity by constructing a creative project in the shape of a man. The man has body parts that represent different units of measurement and can be used to make conversions. This is highly concrete and...
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Instruments in Action

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore different types of instruments. For this music measure and music beats lesson, students classify instruments. Students show eight measures and four beats through speaking, moving and playing.
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Who's Hoo -- An Owl Pellet Comparison Activity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate owl pellets.  In this math measurement and animal survival lesson, students observe, weigh, and examine the contents of an owl pellet.  Students record observations and data, then draw conclusions about the prey of...
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Introductory Module

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the non-standard method of measurement and compare it to the metric system of measurement. In this introductory module lesson, 3rd graders discover the scientific observation. Students also develop communication...
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An Introduction to Angles

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify and create angles. In this angle measurement lesson, students use sticks to make models of angles, then measure and name each angle.
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Finding the Sum of the Exterior and Interior Angles of a Polygon

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students find the sum of the angles of a polygon and construct a polygon given the number of sides. In this polygon lesson plan, students draw large polygons on the floor of the room. They measure the length of each side and the interior...
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Pancakes, Pancakes!!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Young scholars explore measuring. In this measuring instructional activity, students use the correct measuring tools, techniques, and formulas to make pancakes. Young scholars then eat the pancakes and practice serving each other and...
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Bulb Graphing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students graph the growth of plant bulbs. In this plant bulb lesson, students watch plant bulbs grow, measure their growth and graph the height. Students use the growth results in problem solving situations and show how math connects to...
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How Do You Like Your Eggs?

For Teachers 1st
First graders conduct a poll about how people like their eggs. In this graphing lesson, 1st graders collect data about how they like their eggs. Students use a picture of themselves to place under the type of egg they like. Students then...
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Weighing Rocks

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine the weight of rocks and find that different types of rocks have different weights.  In this rock lesson, students work in pairs and examine rocks with a hand lens and a balance scale.  Students compare the weights of...
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Shapes and Designs Investigation

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders estimate angle measures and angle theroms. In this online interactive geometry lesson, 6th graders review types of angles, investigate angle theroms, and explore nonadjacent angles.
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Long Train: 101 Cars on the Track Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students practice counting, measuring, and predicting. In this early childhood lesson plan, students identify numbers 1-101, rhyming words, and repetitive words using Long Train by Sam Williams. Students build their recall skills by...
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Clouds

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore clouds.  In this weather lesson, students identify the steps in the water cycle, define condensation and evaporation, and relate this information to cloud formation.  Students perform a cloud experiment, predict weather...
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Graphing Toad/ Frog Respiration

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students measure respiratory rates on live toads, and the effect water temperature has on their findings.  In this scientific method lesson, students record their findings and present them in a graph, comparing the results.
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Fancy Rocks

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to Let's Go Rock and analyze rocks to find their type. In this rock classification lesson students examine a collection of rocks and sort them by type. Students conduct an experiment using gumdrops and complete a...
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The Measurement of All Things: Atmospheric Detectives

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify the characteristics of aerosols. Using remote sensing, they participate in an experiment in which they determine how the sun's radiation and elements in the atmosphere interact with one another. They also research the...
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Measurement and Estimation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a table in order to record estimations and measurements of objects. In this estimation and measurement lesson plan, 3rd graders estimate and measure object's lengths, area, weight, and capacity.
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Measure This!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students estimate the measurement in centimeters for common classroom objects. They check their estimations, discuss the differences and write a paragraph summarizing the activity.
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Measuring Circadian Activity in Drosophila

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many hours should be in a day? One species of drosophila naturally prefers a 24.5 hour day, while another strongly prefers a 19-hour day. An animation and graph share data from each of these species when exposed to the typical light...
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Angles

For Students 7th - 10th
Your learners practice the foundations of measuring two-dimensional angles. As well as the explanation of how to measure angles and their classifications, learners have plenty of practice problems on this activity.
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Charting the Progress of New Horizons

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
In 2006, New Horizons began its mission to fly to Pluto. As it continues its journey, scholars track its progress with the help of an informative website, all the while reinforcing measurement concepts with the construction of a scaled...
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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....
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Units of Volume

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know in the UK a quart is smaller than in America? This explains why a standard unit of measure is necessary for volume. Young scientists learn the similarities and differences between five different units used to measure volume....