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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
Worksheet
Math Mammoth

#### Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Shaquille O'Neal Hand & Foot Span

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
If Shaquille O'Neal wears a size-20 shoe, how big are his hands? Learners will use the average ratios of foot length to hand span to calculate the hand span of Shaq, but first, they have to collect the data! They will measure their peers...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Problem Solving: Draw a Diagram

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This problem solving PowerPoint presents a detailed, logical sequence of steps to follow in order to solve a story problem. The thinking processes described are given in text and represented by a visual model. After discussing the...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Number Sense and Numeration: Multiples, Factors and Square Roots

For Students 6th - 8th
A great resource for any math teacher covering multiples, factors or square roots; this worksheet walks young mathematicians through the logic behind factoring and square roots with a systematic set of problems which gradually increase...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Math Investigations 2

For Teachers 2nd
Young mathematicians practice measuring and graphing skills while working in groups to measure objects found in the classroom. Using their measurements, they create one bar graph displaying the lengths and another displaying the widths.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### It's All in the Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Equivalent Lengths

For Students 3rd - 5th
Use these worksheets during your equivalent length unit. There are three separate worksheets with 10-12 problems each. Your class must fill in the appropriate number that is equivalent to the one presented. A conversion cheat sheet is...
Lesson Plan
K20 Learn

#### Transpiring Trees: Plant Transpiration and the Water Cycle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a tree-rific addition to your water cycle unit? Teams of young foresters examine the role of transpiration in the water cycle through a week's worth of activities. Pupils analyze how trees take in and transport water during...
Lesson Plan
K20 Learn

#### Are We Golden?

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Lead your class on a search for precious bones. Using a presentation, the class investigates the golden ratio in art and nature. Groups of pupils measure specific bones and find the average ratio for the class. To further cement the...
Performance

#### Triangle Inequality Task

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Not all triangles are created equal. A simple hands-on activity has learners investigate the side lengths of triangles. They use pipe cleaners to determine whether triangles of given side lengths can exist and then use the results to...
Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make sure it flows smoothly. Pairs research plumbing codes to find the required slope for a sewer line. Using the information, groups answer several questions involving interpreting the slope. Pupils determine the cost of pipe to run a...
eBook
CK-12 Foundation

#### CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Add and Subtract Decimals with Front-End Estimation: Wooden Beams

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive tasks mathematicians to solve addition and subtraction problems using front-end estimation. Question types consist of multiple-choice and true or false. A set of wooden beams that can be measured using moveable...
Activity
Exploratorium

#### Stride Ruler

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Take it all in stride! Scholars learn to estimate distances using their strides as measurement. They take 10 steps next to a set of meter sticks and use the final distance to estimate the length of each step. Once they've found the...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Rectangulating

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Use rectangles to find distances. Given a rectangle and three associated triangles, pupils determine the area of the triangles. Scholars know the three triangles have equal areas along with the perimeter of the rectangle and two other...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Rectangle Space

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Estimation of Whole Number Multiplication and Division: Lettuce Garden

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Estimating whole number multiplication and division is the focus of an interactive that uses a garden plot with moveable points to answer six questions.
Lesson Plan
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Purdue University

#### The Case of the Pilfered Pin: A Measurement Inquiry Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Who pilfered the pin? Scholars practice measurement skills as they solve the mystery of a stolen pin. They measure length, temperature, and mass and determine which of select suspects committed the crime. During the STEM hands-on...
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Using Lengths to Represent Equality

For Students 1st Standards
Match the length in more than one way. Pupils work in pairs to create equal lengths using different combinations of rods. The quick activity allows learners to develop a physical understanding of equality and realize there is more than...
Activity
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Measuring Blocks

For Students 1st Standards
Stack them together to get a measurement. The short activity has pupils work in pairs to measure the lengths of two blocks and then determine the length of the two blocks together. The groups then determine an equation that represents...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target H

For Teachers 6th Standards
Knowing the surface area certainly helps when deciding how much paint to buy before a project. Scholars solve for surface area, as well as volume and area, as part of the presentation from Grade 6 Claim 1 Item Slide Shows. Geometric...