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Estimating Length
Estimating Length
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Estimating Length
Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.
2nd grade
Math
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Footy Fun!
Footy Fun!
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Footy Fun!
Looking for a fun way to learn about measurement? Inch on over to this engaging lesson. Students will love using their own feet to determine the lengths of different objects.
1st grade
Math
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The Smaller They Come
The Smaller They Come
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The Smaller They Come
Help your students use rulers in the classroom with this lesson! Encourage them to measure items around them using centimeters to understand shapes and sizes.
2nd grade
Math
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Exploring Metric Units of Length
Exploring Metric Units of Length
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Exploring Metric Units of Length
Help your students learn the standard measures of length and foster critical thinking with this engaging lesson. Use alongside The Smaller They Come or as a stand-alone activity.
2nd grade
Math
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Inches, All Around!
Inches, All Around!
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Inches, All Around!
Look out! Measurement is all around us! In this lesson, students will learn about measuring tools and how to use them. Students will work cooperatively on a fun measurement hunt, exploring and applying concepts of measurement using inches.
2nd grade
Math
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
The world is their measuring stick! In this lesson, students will practice measuring objects using the world around them for units of measurement.
1st grade
Math
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Many Measurement Tools
Many Measurement Tools
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Many Measurement Tools
This support lesson provides students the opportunity to use two different tools to measure the length of familiar objects while introducing content specific vocabulary words. Use alone or alongside the lesson How Big is the Playground?
2nd grade
Math
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Measure It, Man!
Measure It, Man!
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Measure It, Man!
Students participate in a classroom scavenger hunt with a partner to measure common classroom objects using a ruler.
2nd grade
Math
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Meter Stick Mambo
Meter Stick Mambo
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Meter Stick Mambo
Get ready to shake things up with this fun measurement lesson! Students start by seeing if they can fit under a meter stick and then turn their attention to creating towers to fit under the meter stick.
2nd grade
Math
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How Big Is It?
How Big Is It?
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How Big Is It?
Your young scientists will have tons of fun visiting measurement stations and using tools to measure various objects. They'll even be able to create posters at the end of the activity.
1st grade
Math
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