Measurement System Teacher Resources

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Time Conversion

For Students 5th - 6th
In this converting times worksheet, students covert times to the twelve or twenty-four hour clock alternative convention. Students write 28 answers.
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Covert Twelve Hour Times to Twenty-Four Hour Times

For Students 4th - 6th
In this converting clock times instructional activity, students change twelve hour clock formats to twenty-four hour clock conventions. Students write 29 answers.
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Metric Measurement Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Teaching students about the metric system can be a hands on experience combining games, activities, and projects.
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Determine Volume of Solids Using Water Displacement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners explore math functions by completing math equation worksheets. For this inequality lesson, students define a list of math terms and discuss the difference between an equation and inequality. Learners utilize a real life...
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Introduction to Measurement

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Student observes and measures the variability in the length of the forearm and the length of the foot and to test a common belief that the length of the foot is equal to the length of the forearm.
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Scaling Down the Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Learners work collaboratively to gain a better understanding of the vastness of space by scaling down the solar system. They measure by inches, gain an understanding of space, and model the distances of the planets from the sun.
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Measuring and Comparing Weight and Capacity

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the concept of measurement. In this measurement lesson, 1st graders explore measurement techniques as they use containers to measure capacity. Students also practice solving problems that their instructors model.
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Measuring Where We Sit In The Universe

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate scientific measurement. They use a variety of scales to do the job and communicate the results correctly. The teacher uses socratic questioning throughout the lesson checking for comprehension. Students measure some...
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Scavenger Hunt For Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students review measuring and estimating lengths and the different ways of measuring lengths. Next students estimate the measurement of objects in the classroom in feet and inches. They then use tools to measure objects to see how close...
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Metric Conversion

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders convert within the metric system of measurement.  In this seventh grade math/science lesson, 7th graders view a PowerPoint presentation that introduces metric conversion.  Students use the Stair-step conversion chart as...
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Attributes of Accuracy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain necessity in using accurate instruments when measuring, and how measurements can be checked for accuracy. They make a six-inch ruler, design, test, and evaluate a system to measure work, and produce a table and graph to...
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The Weight of Things

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore weight. In this math lesson, students predict which item weighs more and discuss how they arrived at their decision. Students weigh several items to determine which weighs more.
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"Well, What Does It Really Cost?" Converting Currencies and Units of Measure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine exchange rates and the monetary value of items from Europe. Using the internet, students track exchange rates. With partners, they locate items advertised in Europe and convert the cost to determine if the product is...
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Customary Measurement Conversions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discover in hands-on activities the relationships between the measures. They work in groups to create conversion tables using familiar measuring tools. Students solve problems requiring conversions.
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Scavenger Hunt for Lengths

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students measure the objects with one of the measuring tools to find out how close they were to the correct length of the objects they estimated the measurement. They work in teams to answer the question on the shet.
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Dream Bedroom Floor Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students construct using Cabri software. In this geometry lesson, students convert between units and apply the correct measurements to build objects. They create the room virtually and manipulate the shapes to the desired measurements.
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Dream Bedroom Floor Plan

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students build and apply concepts of geometry. In this geometry instructional activity, students create a building using proportions and scale drawings. They use Cabri technology to create a virtual drawing first.
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Measure for Measure: Lengths and Heights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore measuring tools by calculating heights and lengths of random objects. In this distance measurement lesson plan, students utilize the Internet service MapQuest to measure the distance between their current towns and many...
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Volume 3D Shapes

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young mathematicians will calculate the volume of a 3D shape. They will use the formula for perimeter and volume as it relates to polygons and use technology to solve problems. Note: Excel is the recommended program, but another would...
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How Big? How Heavy? - Cross Out Puzzle Five

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this ESL vocabulary worksheet, students cross out the measurement words in the diagram by following the 10 directions. Students read the leftover words that creates a proverb.
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Measurement: Inches

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this measurement learning exercise, students review the definition of an inch and use a ruler to measure the 7 objects to the nearest inch.
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Transportation Through Time

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders measure the speed at which they can walk in order to understand speed and distance traveled. They then research the history of transportation and express data in a class timeline.
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Explain Plant Chemical Processes

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars discover plant chemical processes through three lab activities. Overheads, data sheets, and teaching procedures provided for the unit covering photosynthesis, respiration, and transpiration.
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Newton's Laws and Winter Sports

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate past winter Olympic games utilizing any skiing or snowboarding event to take Newton's Challenge. Helpful Web resources are provided and students enjoy learning science laws along with researching Olympic events.

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