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The Power of Ten: Building a Magnitude Model

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Add visual representation to teaching place value with a magnitude model. Using adding machine tape, pupils build a linear place value strip from 1 to 100.
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Telling Time: Using 24-Hour Time

For Students 5th - 6th
In this telling time worksheet, students read analog clock faces in afternoon or evening times and write the times using twenty-four hour time. Students write 16 answers.
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Math in the Wetlands Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your class out in the environment for hands on math activities. In this wetlands lesson, learners transplant native plants, calculate how much soil is needed, and perform math activities based on this experience. They then make...
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Area and Volume Metric Conversions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students convert units of area and volume within the metric measurement system. They build models of square and cubic centimeters using centimeter grid paper. Students describe the attributes of the unit and what it measures.
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Dinosaurs and Classification

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore dinosaurs and identify them by their size. They compare the dinosaurs with objects around the school or on the playground. Students predict which dinosaurs are the largest and then measure the length of dinosaurs.
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Converting Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders convert customary linear measurements. They explore using ratios to convert from inches to feet, ounces to pounds, etc. In groups, 6th graders complete conversions. They explain to the class how to solve their problems.
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Minnesota-China Connections:What Time Is It?

For Teachers K - 8th
Students calculate the time difference between Beijing, China and their local community. They discuss how time difference affects intercultural communication.
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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 Lesson Plans and Metric System Conversions

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students may review measurement, and metric system conversions by measuring one another and the world around them.
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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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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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Capacity

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the term capacity and understand the word's meaning. They participate in several lab stations set up around the room in which they will estimate how many scoops it will take to fill the container. They then will...
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Metric Olympics

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students participate in a Metric Olympics event and use metric measurements to measure actual performances in their events. They throw a plastic straw for a javelin event, participate in a long jump and high jump event, and a variety of...
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Measurement and Estimation

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore estimation and measurement. In this estimation and measurement lesson, 2nd graders use footsteps to measure distances around the classroom. Students sing songs to measure the number of beats from one area to the...
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Making Metric And Customary Rulers

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a ruler for the purpose of measurement using the standard and metric systems. The rulers are of different lengths and are compared to one another. Then students make conversions of different lengths using both...
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Volume of Regular and Irregular Objects

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine patterns and relate to equations to solve math problems.  In this patterns lesson, 5th graders diagram, graph, use models and use tables to solve equations for real world problems.
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DC Metrology

For Students 10th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, students complete 11 short answer questions related to general metrology. They define basic metrological terms.
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Effects of Friction on a Moving Block

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate how friction affects the movement of a block across surface areas. They test five different kinds of surfaces—smooth surface, wax paper, a paper towel, course, and fine sandpaper. They predict and record the results...
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What is SI?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this SI units worksheet, learners read about the System International of measurement and answer questions about given measurements. They indicate if given measurements are equal and they convert from one unit of measurement to another.
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Introduction to Chemistry

For Students 10th - 12th
In this introduction to chemistry activity, students solve 50 problems and short answer questions on scientific method and unit conversions.
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Metric System

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Geometry/Algebra II instructional activity, students convert units within the metric system.  The four page instructional activity contains explanation, examples, and forty questions.  Answers are included. 
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Shadow Chasing

For Teachers 4th
The students compare themselves and their shadows to various objects big and small. Students use their data to set up proportions to solve.
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From Trees to Paper

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate logging and the process of paper making.  In this forestry lesson, 6th graders analyze pictures of trees being processed into the paper they use everyday.  Students solve and create math problems based on...
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Formulated Fun

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use the distance formula to calculate the speed at which they walk and run and compare the two speeds. Students work in pairs to solve a problem for a box company (rectangular prism, volume and surface area). Students...

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