Measurement System Teacher Resources
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Social Justice-Water in Developing Countries
Students explore how water shortage affects everyday life. In this social justice lesson, students discuss information about water shortage in Ghana. A water shortage simulation/game is played in which a "Canadian" team starts with a larger water supply than the "Ghana" team.
5th - 7th Science
Introduction to Scientific Method
Students investigate safe laboratory procedures, classroom management guidelines, and group roles and procedures. They study a set of safety guidelines with their parents, and to sign a contract stating that they understand the importance of safe laboratory practice.
6th - 8th Science
The Five Life Zone Research Project
Students study five of the seven life zones in North America. In this journalism lesson students use the Scientific Method working in teams. They use lab equipment and technology to create a presentation on five of the seven life zones in North America.
7th - 8th Science
Where are We?
Fifth graders explore places visited by Lewis and Clark. In this geographical concepts lesson, 5th graders plot places on a map and put events in chronological order. Students find locations on a map using longitude and latitude. Students create a map with written directions to get to Monticello.
5th Social Studies & History
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 work in groups to solve area of triangle problems relating to a drum corp flag team.
Yummy Metric Measurement
Young scholars investigate the use of the metric system within the context of cooking and reading a recipe. They make conversions with the recipe ingredients and then work in groups to create a book of recipes with colorfully designed pages.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Estimate Weight In Metric
Students brainstorm words that describe the weight of objects. They pick up objects and estimate the weight. Afterward, students find the exact weight and compare U.S. units of weight to metric units. In groups, students create a chart and annotate the predictions and actual weights.
1st - 6th Math
Egyptian Fact Pyramids
Learners investigate the concepts associated with the ancient civilization of Egypt. They conduct research using a variety of resources and list the facts that are included as part of a creative project. The facts are drawn on a model of a pyramid.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History