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What is Volume?

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What is Volume?

In this lesson, students will recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and learn to calculate volume by counting cubes. This is a great introduction to the formula V = L x W x H.

5th grade

Math

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Comparing Tall and Short

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Comparing Tall and Short

From skyscrapers to ants, comparing sizes with your class can be endlessly fun! This lesson will help your students compare short and tall sizes.

Preschool

Math

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Heavier or Lighter?

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Heavier or Lighter?

Fill ‘em up! This lesson teaches students to compare how much different containers can hold. Get ready for some overflowing fun!

Kindergarten

Math

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Capacity Comparison

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Capacity Comparison

Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.

Kindergarten

Math

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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems

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Converting Metric Measurement in Word Problems

Students will learn to convert metric units by applying concepts in word problems. Exercises and worksheets incorporate length (meters), and optional practice offers more instructions on mass (grams) and volume (liters).

4th grade

Math

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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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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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Gram I Am

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Gram I Am

How do your students measure up when it comes to metrics? This lesson introduces young mathematicians to grams and kilograms and allows them to explore the units' real world applications.

3rd grade

Math

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Cooking School Fractions

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Cooking School Fractions

Make equivalent fractions matter in the real world with this hands-on math lesson! Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent fractions.

4th grade

Math

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Comparing Bigger and Smaller

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Comparing Bigger and Smaller

Kindergarteners love talking about how big they are! Help them develop a stronger understanding of big and small in this engaging measurement lesson.

Kindergarten

Math

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Meters Everywhere!

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Meters Everywhere!

It’s time to explore meters! In this lesson, students dive into measuring using meters, learning how to use meter sticks and estimate length in meters.

2nd grade

Math

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Linking Line Plots and Fractions

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Linking Line Plots and Fractions

Can your students link line plots with fractions? In this interactive, hands-on math lesson, students will learn how to use a line plot to add fractions and solve corresponding word problems.

5th grade

Math

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Measuring Feet…in Feet!

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Measuring Feet…in Feet!

How big is a foot? Students find out to explore how to measure in feet by comparing their own feet to rulers. Then they set off to measure the length and width of the classroom!

2nd grade

Math

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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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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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Measure the Classroom

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Measure the Classroom

Let’s make math real! Engage students in learning about measurement by measuring objects around the classroom and creating word problems for peers to solve.

1st grade

Math

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Exploring Capacity

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Exploring Capacity

Use this lesson to introduce the concepts of capacity and volume with young learners. This hands on lesson can be used as a scaffolded pre-lesson to Capacity Comparison.

2nd grade

Math

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Area with Decimals and Fractions

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Area with Decimals and Fractions

Refresh students on the relationship between decimals and fractions when they multiply to find the area! They will find the area of a location in a picture by converting mixed numbers to a decimals and then using the area equation.

5th grade

Math

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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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Measurement Madness

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Measurement Madness

This math lesson is filled with fun hands-on non-standard measurement activities! The lesson begins with an interactive story then has students explore measurement using several different objects as their tools!

1st grade

Math

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Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units

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Estimating Measurements of Mass and Volume Using Metric Units

Students will become more familiar with common metric measurements by matching everyday objects with the metric mass and volume units they would use to measure them.

3rd grade

Math

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Metric Conversions Conversations

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Metric Conversions Conversations

Challenge students to convert measurements between their metric counterparts! Students will relate the measurements to real-world objects. Use this lesson as support for the Converting Metric Measurements in Word Problems lesson.

5th grade

Math

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A Liter Please

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A Liter Please

This lesson introduces students to measuring and estimating liquid volume, using liters (l) as the standard unit of measurement.

3rd grade

Math

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Line Plots: Representing the Length of Classroom Items

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Line Plots: Representing the Length of Classroom Items

In this lesson, your students will measure the lengths of items and then make a line plot to show the measurement data. They will get hands-on by measuring and surveying the class.

2nd grade

Math

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Measurement Tools

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Measurement Tools

Introduce students to measurement tools with this fun hands-on activity. Students will get plenty of practice comparing length and weight as well. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **How Big is It?**.

1st grade

Math

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Education.com has lesson plans that make math real for students! Use our measurement lesson plans to help students apply mathematical skills to real life situations, whether that be measuring the amount of flour for baking cookies or math problems that ask to measure the volume of a cylinder. These lesson plans will no doubt help your students become measurement wizards in no time.