# Non Standard Measurement Teacher Resources

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#### Non-Standard Measurement

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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#### Exploring Measurement

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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#### A Special Relationship

Young scholars discover the relationships of the lengths of the sides of right triangles and right triangles using a series of drawings on dot paper. They investigate and solve problems of standard (customary and metric units) and...

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#### Handy Measurement: Using Non-Standard Measuring Tools

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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#### Can You Measure Up?

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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#### Overruled

Conversion solves a royal blunder. Using an animated video, the resource explores the importance of being able to convert measurements. Knowing the ratio of two measurements allows for the conversion between two measurement units. Pupils...

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#### Measure Up!

Discover ways to measure items without standard tools. In this measurements lesson, learners estimate how long certain objects are by measuring with a non-standard measuring tool. Students check their estimates with a ruler and share...

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#### Measure Mania

Students measure their own silhouette using Unifix cubes. They measure a drawing using non-standard measurement. They swap drawings and compare their measurements.

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#### Oodles of Noodles

Pupils 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

Young scholars investigate non-standard linear measurement. In this cross curriculum measurement lesson, students listen to the book Measuring Penny by Loreen Leedy, and identify pages in which non-standard measurement is used. Young...

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#### How Big is a Foot?

Third graders explore mathematics by completing measurement worksheets. In this non-standard measurement lesson, 3rd graders discuss the average size of a human foot and practice measuring items with both a foot and traditional measuring...

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#### Measure and Measure

Students use video integration to help them learn about non-standard measurements. In this measurements instructional activity, students watch a video about measurement. Students determine which non-standard measurement unit would be...

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#### Measuring Using Leaves

Students explore geometry by using non-standard measuring methods. In this length estimation lesson, students complete a worksheet in which different objects in their classroom are measured by three different sized leaves. Students draw...

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#### Measure Up!

Examine the use of non-standard and standard measurement when determining length! In 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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#### Measurement Lesson

Kindergartners measure the lengths of common classroom objects. They use standard and non-standard measures. The little ones should love this lesson because they get to use tape measures, rulers, yardsticks, scales, clocks, calendars,...

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#### Rolling with Links

First graders explore geometry by completing a worksheet in class. In this non-standard measurement unit lesson, 1st graders discuss different techniques for measuring items without the use of a ruler. Students read several short stories...

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#### Pancakes, Pancakes (Elementary, Science)

Read Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomi De Paola then participate in different activities which practice skills such as English language development, using non-standard measurement, fine motor skills, dramatic play, and using our five senses.

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#### Counting on Measurement

First graders explore measurement. They measure by counting non-standard units. Students use a variety of non-standard units to predict and measure volume of various containers using rice.

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#### Measuring Real Stuff

Looking for a good instructional activity 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...

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#### Estimation and Measurement

Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.

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#### Measuring Perimeter

Have your class practice measuring the perimeter of various objects using this resource. Fifth graders place various-sized polygons in order (from largest to smallest). They use non-standard measuring tools to estimate the distance...

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#### Using Different Non-Standard Units to Measure

In this math worksheet, students use a variety of non-standard measurements units to find the lengths of objects on paper and around the room. Students first make an estimate, then measure with different units.

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#### Exploring Perimeter

Learners explore perimeter. For this geometry and measurement lesson, students create squares and rectangles using given perimeters. Learners construct four sided shapes with given perimeters using the computer program "Math Keys:...

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#### Estimate and Measure Length: Enrichment

In this length worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer, estimate lengths of items using erasers, then measuring. Houghton Mifflin text is referenced.