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Discovering Gallon Man—Measuring Up

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Isn't being pint-sized just one-eighth of a gallon? The class investigates the relationships between the different customary units of liquid measurement in lesson five of a seven-part unit to develop various skills. Using the...
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Perimeter Problem - Enrichment 6.2

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Upper graders work with a partner or small group, choose to measure their gym or playground, use an appropriate measuring tool and record the data, convert the measurements in inches, feet, yards, and miles, and answer related word...
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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...
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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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Go For the Gold

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Go for gold to understand the concept of the Golden Ratio. Learners measure their faces, their nose length, eye space, mouth location, etc. This information is used to determine the ratios of their facial features in order to determine...
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U.S. Customary and Metric units

For Students 4th - 6th
Expose your students to the differences and vocabulary associated with both U.S. Customary Units and Metric Units. Sal defines 14 different terms of measure and then sorts them into two categories. He has lots of little side notes that...
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Constant Dimensions

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You can't often tell pupils that units don't matter ... but in this case, you'd be right! Math scholars discover the magic of the constant dimensions of a rectangle through a creative lesson. Partners perform measurements of rectangles...
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King of Math Junior

For Students K - 6th Standards
Do your students have what it takes to be the king of math? Find out with this fun skills practice game that covers a wide range of topics from counting and basic operations to measurement and fractions.
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Measure School Supplies

For Students K - 3rd Standards
Ever wonder how long a pair of scissors are? Find out with this simple measuring activity in which pupils use the provided ruler to determine the length of four common classroom supplies.
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Time Capsule

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
It's amazing how much kids change from the beginning of the year to the end. Create a written account of their growth with a fun learning exercise that involves children recording information about themselves at two points during the...
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Five Question Quiz 6.G.2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Thoroughly assess young mathematicians' understanding of volume and cubic units with this five question quiz. Including a variety of questions, this assessment asks students to calculate the volume of cubes and rectangular prisms, as...
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Toothbrush Measuring

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Ever wonder how many marshmallows long your toothbrush is? Well, you're in luck! This hands-on measurement activity requires young mathematicians to determine the length of their toothbrush using Unifix® cubes, buttons, Cheerios, bear...
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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How Long

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
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...
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Longer and Heavier? Shorter and Heavier?

For Teachers K Standards
For many young children it seems obvious that longer objects are heavier than shorter objects. This assumption is put to the test as the class investigates the relationship between length and weight in a whole-group activity. Using a...
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Comparing Volumes of Cereal Boxes

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Explore the deceptive world of food packaging with this fun math activity. Using prior knowledge about measuring the volume of three-dimensional figures, young mathematicians determine the difference between the volume of cereal boxes...
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Measure Me!

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
How many unifix cubes tall are you? If you're not sure, then perform this math activity with your class and find out. Working in pairs, young mathematicians make measuring sticks out of unifix cubes in order to determine the length of...
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Study Jams! Tools of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
From temperature and mass, to length and volume, there are many different types of measurement. Expose young learners to a variety of measurement tools using this slide show of real-life pictures. Go through the presentation one image at...
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Study Jams! Measure Length

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Mia's pet lizard has grown a lot since he was a baby and she needs help measuring his length now that he's an adult. After choosing the best tool for the job, RJ goes step by step through the measurement process, modeling how to use both...
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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem by Subtracting Polynomials?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
It's not a complicated word problem, but the picture frame just gives the problem a little context. So you are trying to find the difference, which means subtraction. The instructor reviews how to distribute the negative sign to the...
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What Unit of Measurement?

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're measuring a bicycle, would you use inches, feet, or yards? What about when you measure a shoe, or a flagpole? Explore measurement with this worksheet, which prompts third graders to use their critical-thinking skills. Three...
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Ordering Sets of Measures

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Using numbers with varying units (money, length, volume, distance, weight), scholars put each set in order from least to greatest. There are five numbers in each set, and they are all whole numbers with units attached (numbers in each...
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Measurement Problems

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
What measurements are shown on these rulers? Learners read eight rulers and record the indicated lengths in centimeters. There are no fraction answers. Remind kids to write the units into the measurements. Extend this by assigning...