Measurement System Teacher Resources
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Can You Measure Up!
Seventh graders investigate standards of measurement and metric units using a game to show the importance of standards of measurements. In this measuring lesson plan, 7th graders are grouped together and each group represents a foreign country with measurements that are all different.
7th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Let's Take a Trip!
Sixth graders plan a trip for a family of four choosing their travel plan by studying maps to decide upon a route and visiting Websites to get airline and travel schedules. They use ratios and proportions as well as converting fractions to decimals to solve problems.
6th Math 8 Views 51 Downloads
Making Metric And Customary Rulers
Students 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 systems of measurement.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 12 Downloads
The Water Cycle
Students identify the stages of the water cycle. They listen to the book "Magic School Bus: Wet All Over," examine the Build Your Own Water Cycle website, predict and measure the amount of water in a jar for a week, and read a short play about the water cycle.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 96 Downloads
Using Math to Build a Swimming Pool
In this geometry learning exercise, 10th graders build a swimming pool using math to calculate all of the different dimensions. The pool is rectangular in shape and is measured in yards or meters. Students must convert to different units to solve this problem.
10th Math 3 Views 30 Downloads
Cycles of Life
Fifth graders explore the path of the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle. They understand the general cycles of each and think through and discover the importance of chemical recycling on earth. Students incorporate the key concepts when observing, examining, and analyzing experiments in the classroom.
5th Science 3 Views 42 Downloads
"Using Manipulatives and/or Technology to Solve Math Problems" by Cooking a Dinner
Students multiply fractions. In this fraction instructional activity students create conversions in recipes by multiplying fractions. Students read labels of ingredients and make adjustments to recipes according to how many servings they need to make.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 38 Downloads
Vocabulary and Concept Development: EDI
The roots metro/meter and therm are the focus of a vocabulary building presentation that includes concise definitions, color-coded examples, and opportunities for guided and independent practice. Part of a series of roots and affixes presentations.
8th - 10th Language Arts 4 Views 20 Downloads
California Here We Come!
A highly relevant and great cross-curricular project! In teams, your class will plot a course from the East Coast to Sacramento, California passing through all of the state capital cities along the way. As part of the journey, teams will need to calculate miles traveled as well as the cost of gas, lodging, and food.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 10 Downloads
Mathematics: Planning a Trip
Students use the Internet to research vacation destinations. They determine the distance, and expenses for fuel, meals, and souvenirs. They create a graph displaying the total cost of the trip. They decide which group's vacation is the best value.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 45 Downloads
Students investigate earthquakes and describe the interactions inside the Earth that cause them to occur. Then they research the equipment and systems for detection and measurement of earthquakes. Students also build and engage in a working simulation of a seismograph.
1st - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
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 length of jumps determining that the smaller the boxes the greater the number needed to show the length of a jump.
1st Math 24 Views 178 Downloads
Geometry and Measurement of the World's Most Famous Structures
Eighth graders conduct Internet research on geometry in our everyday lives. They answer questions about well-known structures, and write a paragraph demonstrating their knowledge of geometric shapes and measurements.
8th Math 3 Views 211 Downloads