Measurement Tools Teacher Resources
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Solar System Scale & Size
Use a variety of whole fruits to represent the different planets in the solar system to introduce scale sizes to your math or space science class. They follow suit by creating a non-scaled model of the solar system using specific-colored pony beads.
K - 8th Science 53 Views 35 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Relationships Between Formal Measurement Units: Measure and Record Mass in Kilograms and Grams
Teach the masses about the metric system with this hands-on measurement lesson. Given a fruit or vegetable, learners estimate, measure, and convert its mass using the metric units gram and kilogram.
3rd - 8th Math 11 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Safe Food Preparation
Who doesn't love ice cream? Make this delicious dessert with your class while learning about food preparation in the tenth activity of this series. Teach about the importance of cleanliness and proper cooking techniques in order to avoid illness and the consumption of harmful chemicals.
K - 5th Science 28 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Metric System Jeopardy
Measure young mathematicians' understanding of the metric system with this fun game of Jeopardy. Covering a variety of topics from unit abbreviations and measurement tools, to performing calculations and unit conversions, this comprehensive resource is an engaging way for learners to demonstrate their knowledge of this widely used measurement system.
4th - 8th Math 16 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Angle Relationships in a Circle
Use this detailed lesson plan to guide learners in discovering the relationship between central angles and inscribed angles that intercept the same arc in a circle. Your mathematicians construct circles and angles, then measure the angles and use their data to make conjectures and informally state the Central Angle Theorem.
9th - 11th Math 20 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Measurement: Finding Areas of Rectangles
Gardening geometers construct the formula for the area of a rectangle by viewing a video revolving around two young people, their lawn mowing business, and their need to charge by the square meter. A relevant real-life application lesson!
3rd - 5th Math 42 Views 232 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 activity for early finishers, consider providing a series of questions asking them to compare the lengths they recorded, or have them measure the objects again using a different manipulative.
K - 2nd Math 12 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A graphic organizer is provided for recording results, with children drawing a picture of the object and writing down the weight they measured.
Pre-K - 1st Math 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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You no longer need a bulky reference book or outdated maps to explore the globe! Take advantage of this opportunity to take a closer look at the world's geography with high-definition maps, and get up-to-date information on every country and capital city in the world.
1st - 12th Science 11 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is Genomics?
How do geneticists create a genetic map with only fragments of DNA? Through a series of activities, high schoolers piece together the mystery of genome mapping. By working together to compile a DNA sequence that is as complete as possible, learners understand some of the limitations facing scientists, as well as begin to relate to why collaboration is a must in science.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Tools of the Trade
Third graders explore and identify the tools that can be used to measure length, mass/weight, and volume. They discuss how things are measured using different units, and observe the difference between the English and the Metric systems. They experiment with a variety of measurement tools and how they measure different items and units.
3rd Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Applied Science - Science and Math Lab
Although it was written to use in a science class, this measurement lesson is adaptable to Common Core standards in math for measurement and data. Youngsters are introduced to two types of measurement systems. They use both the English and metric systems for measuring volumes of water, and then perform mathematical conversions.
3rd - 6th Math 13 Views 189 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Looking Closely at a Tree: Introduction to Phenotype
Upon dissecting a young tree branch and inspecting the cambium layer, apical buds, and other physical features, green thumbs also grasp the meanings of the genetic terms genotype and phenotype. Not only are genetics and plant physiology covered in this tremendous resource, it also adheres to the Common Core requirements for literacy in science.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Rising Tides: Climate Change and the Sea
Explore the issue of rising sea levels through an examination of data, satellite photos, and human interest stories. High schoolers work with groups to research and determine, based on data, whether or not sea levels are indeed rising,. Then they develop a proposal to local government regarding what actions should be taken to respond to sea level changes.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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Graphing paper, pencil, ruler, protractor, and compass, all get replaced or supplemented with this dynamic geometry application. Here, you can create, move, and scale many different shapes, as well as, explore and change their properties through an easy-to-use interface.
6th - 10th Math 23 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Midsegments of a Triangle
Young scholars analyze midsegments of triangles in this lesson. They use Cabri Jr. software to observe the relationships between interior angles and midsegments of triangles. Specific instructions for creating this lesson in Cabri Jr. are included.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed