Thursday, March 28, 2013

Measuring length activities 3/28

Check out the sites below and practice measuring length:

Tips to remember:
Make sure to line up your ruler to the end of each object.
Make sure you pay attention to the zero.
Remeber what units (inches, feet, meters) you are using.

estimating length

calculating length

measuring length

In your notebook:

Estimate the length feet of the picture below .

Friday, March 22, 2013



We are going to learn about three different types of measurement.

Volume (capacity)

We will use two different systems of measurement to collect our  data

American Customary

In green are countries that use the metric system of measurement

In red are countries that use the American standard system

Answer the question below in your notebook:

What conclusion can you draw from looking at these two maps?