Refine Your Results

Content Curators



Resource Types


Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

1,234 reviewed resources for appropriate units of measure

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous Artists for Children - FreeSchool Video
Biography of Mary Cassatt for Kids: Famous...
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101 Sleepless on the Savanna Video
The Secret World of Animal Sleep 101...
Other Resource Types (1,234)
Lesson Planet

Which Unit of Measure

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Would you use inches or miles to measure a finger? How would you measure the water in a pool, or milk in a carton? Reinforce units of measurement with your first grade class. Learners circle the correct unit of measurement for each...
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

What Unit of Measurement?

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're measuring a bicycle, would you use inches, feet, or yards? What about when you measure a shoe, or a flagpole? Explore measurement with this learning exercise, which prompts third graders to use their critical-thinking skills....
Lesson Planet

Converting Units of Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.
Lesson Planet

Units & Measurements

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students define and identify various units of measurement. They measure using units, compare weights, enhance balancing skills and discuss how they use measurement in their daily lives
Lesson Planet

Metric and Imperial Measures

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
After watching a brief video on making metric conversions to standard units, pupils complete tables to describe certain items with the appropriate unit of measurement. Then, they convert liters to millimeters, millimeters to centimeters,...
Lesson Planet


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! 
Lesson Planet

Calculate Rates Using Appropriate Units

For Students 9th - 11th
In this Algebra I/Algebra II worksheet, learners solve verbal problems in which they calculate the indicated rate and choose the appropriate unit of measurement.  The three page worksheet contains a combination of nineteen multiple...
Lesson Planet

Choose the Units: Quiz

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Quiz the class on which unit of measure would be most appropriate when determining the weight, volume, height, or distance of eight different objects. This quiz reviews liters, kilometers, milligrams, and centimeters. 
Lesson Planet

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.
Lesson Planet

Scientific Notation and Appropriate Units

For Teachers 8th Standards
How do you write a number in scientific notation? The handout and video provide an explanation on how to convert from standard form into scientific notation and vice versa. The resource also contains a short discussion about choosing...
Lesson Planet

Measuring Lengths- Consider Which Unit of Measure to Use

For Students 7th - 10th
In this measuring lengths worksheet, students examine the appropriate unit of measure to use for a variety of items, and look at which errors are commonly made. They consider the use of millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers...
Lesson Planet

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.
Lesson Planet

Lesson #10 Standard Measurement

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners are introduced to units of measurement found on a ruler as well as what attributes make an object difficult or easier to measure with a ruler. The teacher has various objects placed around the room, and the youngsters practice...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Problems with Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Linear, Square and Cubic Units

For Teachers 5th
What are linear, square, and cubic units of measurement? The class studies packages to figure this out. Written summaries about units of measurements show each individual's thinking process and comprehension level.
Lesson Planet

Appropriate Quantities

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Launch a lesson about reasoning with quantities. Pupils apply units of measure to scenarios about community activities, while group presentations allow for a variety of scenarios to keep classmates engaged.
Lesson Planet

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...
Lesson Planet

Measurement Mania

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students make observations about the uses of measurement in their everyday lives. They work with a group to conduct an investigation using standard and non-standard units of measurement and a classmate to demonstrate basic measurement...
Lesson Planet

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...
1 In 1 Collection

Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you convert from one measurement to another? Pupils use unit rates to convert measurements from one unit to another in the 21st segment in a 29-part series. They convert within the same system to solve length, capacity, weight,...
Lesson Planet

How Long

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It won't take young mathematicians long to learn how to measure length with this fun, hands-on activity. Working in pairs, children use Unifix® or snap cubes to measure and record the lengths of different classroom objects. To extend the...
Lesson Planet


For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students choose appropriate units of measure and predict length using the metric system. In this measurement lesson plan, students participate in activities in which they predict, measure, and record linear measurements such as arm span...