Why Standard Units?
A variety of units of measurement are taught in this math activity. First, students measure objects using their hands. Then, they use a ruler to gain more precise measurements in meters and centimeters. Nice activity!
2nd - 3rd Math 7 Views 41 Downloads
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Backyard Building - Area and Perimeter
Turn young mathematicians into landscape architects with this four-lesson series on area and perimeter. Beginning with a basic introduction to calculating perimeter and area using non-standard units of measurement, this instructional...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Measuring Mass Using Non-Standard Units of Measurement
Students explore mass measurements. In 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
Why Do We Need Measurement Tools?
Why do we need standard measurement? Youngsters will listen to How Big is a Foot? by Rolf Myller, compare family member footprints cut out of paper, and conclude why standard measurement is important. They will also participate in a...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Designed