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87 resources with the keyterm estimating

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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...
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Practice Estimating!

For Students Pre-K - 2nd
Bring math home with this interative estimating worksheet! Scholars make educated guesses about the number of six household items: crayons in a crayon box, keys on a key ring, coins in a piggy bank, trees in the yard, pictures on the...
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Mystery Jars

For Teachers K - 4th
Youngsters discover ways to estimate. They will use two jars with large and small items and estimate the number of items. Then record their estimate and explain why they answered the way they did. They try this experiment with different...
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How Tall is that Tree?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use their feet to measure distance between themselves and a tree trunk.  In this distance lesson, students use the number of steps, and string to measure distances and height of the tree.  Students can get the tree height when...
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Double Your Money

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
What a creative way to delve into adding large numbers! After listening to a story called The King's Chessboard, learners estimate how much money they would have each day following instructions based on doubling and exponentially...
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Measuring Volume/Capacity Using the Metric System

For Teachers 5th
There is more than one way to measure an amount, as learners discover by applying multiple measurement tools in these activities. Centimeter cubes, cylinders, beakers, and measuring cups are used to find the volume of regular and...
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Measure Mania

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Groups of young scholars rotate through five classroom stations to estimate, measure, and record volume, length, weight, mass, and area using both customary and metric measure. They evaluate their data to determine how close their...
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Making Predictions About Measurement

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders experiment with measurement. They estimate the length, volume, and weight of various objects, then rotate through stations making predictions concerning measurements and then testing their predictions.
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Discussing How Plants Grow

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Study how plants grow with your English language learners with a cross-curricular lesson revolving around pumpkins. These activities provide opportunities to practice new scientific vocabulary while practicing skills such as estimating...
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Popcorn Math

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Everyone loves popcorn! Use this treat to teach math concepts including place value, estimating, graphing, and volume. Eight possible activities are included, and they can be modified to fit all grade levels. 
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Estimating Tic-Tac-Toe

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Pairs of youngsters help each other practice estimating by playing a game of tic-tac-toe. Game sheets have level-appropriate math sentences in each box. (You need to create them: good news is they can be customized for your learners!)...
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Guess the Weight, Height, or Length Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
Kids can estimate weight, length, and height. Here, they circle the measurement that best describes the length, height, or weight of 10 different objects. 
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Estimating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A good estimator usually has a good number sense. Make good estimators out of your class with this fun estimation activity. They review words that express estimation, estimate the number of three different sets, and then estimate the...
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Estimating and Testing Steps

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students predict how many steps they think it will take them to get from the front of the room to the back. They record predictions on paper and then into database and then actually test by walking foot to foot to their destination...
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Estimating With Decimals

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How can we estimate the answers when working with decimals? That's what the question is as the class reviews two-digit decimal addition. Have them estimate by rounding to a whole number either before or after they have completed their...
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Everyday Mathematics: Ballpark Estimates

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this estimating practice worksheet, students sharpen their math skills as they learn how to make likely estimates and try the 2 extra practice activities.
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Units Of Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate concepts relating the use of the metric system of measurement. They practice the skill of estimating units and especially which ones to use in certain problems for the most reasonable answer. The instructional...
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Estimating

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students complete a worksheet.  In this estimation lesson, students view various ties and estimate the number of objects or pictures on it.  Students complete a worksheet on estimation and then make their own tie pattern.
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Measuring Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students participate in a measuring scavenger hunt. Students choose items around the room to estimate and measure. Students try measuring with their hands and compare with other students who did the same. Students discuss why their...
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More! A Lesson on Comparing

For Teachers K
Students practice counting and comparing objects.  In this math lesson, students view a Count on It! episode. Students examine the value of what they are counting.  Students estimate number in groups of items.  Students determine which...
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Solving Problems

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders become familiar with need strategies for computation of money problems and estimating sums. In this computation lesson, 2nd graders solve real life problems to understand estimation and money problems.
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Profit From Pumpkins

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders cut open a pumpkin. In this math lesson, 3rd graders complete the worksheet "From Seed to Pumpkin" and then clean out their pumpkins to see how many seeds are in it.
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Count On It!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students investigate money. In this consumer math lesson, students use coins, identify their value, then group them in various ways to equal a dollar.
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Estimating School Store Purchases

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine uses for estimating, and round purchase prices to estimate total purchases in a simulated school store setting. They discuss what it means for an item to be on sale, and observe the teacher work through the process of...