How tall are you?
Students review different units of measurement that would be used to measure height. They compare their height to that of Abraham Lincoln by working with a partner to make a life size tracing of each other and measuring their height.
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Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
How Tall is the Gingerbread Man?
The gingerbread man has finally been caught, now find out how tall he is with this measurement activity. Using Unifix® cubes, marshmallows, buttons, and Cheerios, young mathematicians measure and record the height of the gingerbread man...
Pre-K - 2nd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Potato Exploration: Projects All About Potatoes!
How many potatoes tall are you? Unearth this rich resource! A reading of John Coy’s Two Old Potatoes begins a cross-curricular exploration of potatoes. Class members read, write, weigh, measure, and experiment with potatoes. Additional...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Are You Full of Hot Air?
Explore the concept of measuring and recording circumference. In this physical science and measurement lesson plan, young learners blow up balloons, measure the circumference, and record the data on an interactive graphing website.
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed