Students, using a list made up of things from around the room; estimate the distance of one of the items on the list with one unit, record their prediction, and then actually measure items with non-standard measuring devise.
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Comparing Non-Standard Unit to Measurement for Capacity
Students compare units of measurement. For this liquid measurements lesson, students experiment with the standard liter unit of measurement compared to non-standard measurements. They divide of up into 3 groups and each group performs a...
3rd - 4th Math
Measuring Mass Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement
Students explore mass measurements. For this non-standard unit measurement lesson, students use non-standard units of measurement to find the weight of different objects. They work in small groups and complete a variety of measuring...
1st - 2nd Math
Handy Measurement: Using Non-Standard Measuring Tools
Students examine different types of non-standard measurement. In this measuring lesson plan, students utilize their fingers, palms and feet as measuring tools. Students discuss the difference between measuring using parts of their body...
1st - 3rd Math