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#### Measuring for Chemistry: Moles, Compounds, and Conversions

For Students 9th - 12th
Through a station rotation activity, scientists complete 9 chemistry activities to complete this interactive instructional activity. Concepts include molar masses, percent composition, accuracy vs. precision, mass of an object,...
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#### Ordering Sets of Measures

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
This isn't an ordinary number sequencing activity; as scholars put these values in order they must pay close attention to the units attached. Each set of numbers has different units of measurement, so they must convert to order them from...
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#### Fractions and Decimals

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Voila! Young mathematicians become magicians as they turn fractions into decimals and decimals into fractions. They reference examples before completing 37 transformations on their own. The first 16 are fractions with a denominator of...
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#### Conversions: Length

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
If my dog is 36 inches long, what is his length in feet? There are 24 measurement-conversion problems here involving inches, feet, yards, and miles. Two example word problems walk learners through this process before they try it on their...
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DK Publishing

#### Converting Units of Measure #2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Turn centimeters to meters; scholars practice measurement conversion using metric units. There are two examples to get them started before they complete four sections converting centimeters to meters, meters to centimeters, meters to...
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#### Cooking Up Something Good

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and convert units of measurement within the United States customary system and within the metric system by baking cookies. Students discuss how to double the cookie recipe, how to make only half of the recipe, and how to...
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T. Smith Publishing

#### Common Measures

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Try introducing this assigment on converting measurement by presenting a scenario: "Last night I found a recipe for cookies, and it called for a half pint of butter. All I had was measuring cups - what should I do?" As learners discuss...
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#### Scale Model of the Solar System

For Teachers 6th
Young scientists gain a better understanding of space, the solar system and its vastness by creating a scale model. Students first need to calculate the distance between each of the nine planets according to the size of their scale. This...
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#### Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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#### Measuring the Lengths Using Rulers

For Students 3rd - 4th
Why are there so many lines on a ruler? Scholars measure length on two rulers, one standard and one metric. They measure in inches, millimeters, and centimeters with the centimeter measurement including a fraction. Because these are the...
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#### Measuring Activities

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students measure using both metric and standard measures. They convert from one standard to the next while measuring distances in their home or classroom.
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For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders use concepts of measurement to record the dimensions of a pencil. The unit of a pencil is used to compare it as part of a larger measurement like a yard. Students convert equivalent fractions accurately. Students also...
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#### Tracing Highs and Lows in San Francisco

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a topographic map, students identify the scale bar, north arrow, and contour interval. They then locate a hill on the map and make note of the contour lines. Students then locate other places with similar contour line patterns....
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#### Converting Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders convert customary linear measurements. They explore using ratios to convert from inches to feet, ounces to pounds, etc. In groups, 6th graders complete conversions. They explain to the class how to solve their problems.
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#### Percentages: Fractions and Decimals

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders convert fractions to percentages.  In this interactive whiteboard percentages lesson, 2nd graders problem solve using percentages, fractions, and decimals.
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#### Conversion Factors

For Students 8th - 12th
In this conversion factors worksheet, students read word problems, convert them to equations, and compute the answer.  They determine the distance between two points and find the cost to travel a predetermined distance.  Students...
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#### Mr. Gallon

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate measurement conversions using a visual demonstration.  In this mathematics conversions lesson, students create an image of a plastic gallon jug using a paint software program.  Students utilize the jug image as a...
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For Students 7th - 9th
In this conversion worksheet, students convert octal units to hexadecimal numbers. This two-page worksheet contains 20 problems. This self-checking worksheet may be completed on-line or produced in printed form.
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#### A Formula for SI Catch-Up

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this SI units worksheet, students read about converting from SI units to non-SI units. They are given a conversion chart and they use it to convert from one unit of measurement to another in seven problems.
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#### Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this science and engineering worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to solve each of the problems stated on the sheet. They illustrate their work and how they arrived at their answers by using significant figures for their final...
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#### Conversion Factors Data

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
In this mathematics worksheet, students use this as a resource for looking up conversion tables for mathematical and scientific data.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students think critically about artistic freedom and evaluate the aims and effectiveness of censorship and education. They begin an investigation of the ongoing controversy surrounding Mel Gibson's "The Passion of Christ" by reading "New...
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#### Fractions in Everyday Life

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students apply understanding of fractions by converting a recipe to feed the class and the whole grade level. They calculate how many cookies the class would eat and multiply each fraction in the recipe accordingly.
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#### Eating Through the Metric System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders convert measurements in recipes to metric measurements and prepare the food items. They create a metric measurement cookbook.