# Measurement - Non-standard units

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Curipod lesson about topic "Measurement - Non-standard units". #1-4

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Can you name one way to measure that doesn't use standard units?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Measure lengths in nonstandard units"
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
Non-standard units are ways to measure things that are not usually used. These units are often based on a person's body or everyday objects. Using non-standard units can help you understand how big something is.
Measuring with Non-Standard Units
4. Slide
60 seconds
Foot: A unit of length equal to 12 inches. Hand: A unit of length equal to the width of an average adult hand. Cup: A unit of volume equal to 8 fluid ounces.
Concepts:
5. Slide
60 seconds
In the ancient world, people used their feet to measure length. In the Middle Ages, people used their hands to measure horses. The Romans were the first people to use cups for measuring liquids.
Fun facts:
6. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: Q. What is one example of a non-standard unit of measurement?
7. Open question
660 seconds
Work together in pairs: Q: What type of object did you use to measure the length of your pencil in nonstandard units?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Create a drawing that captures a story of a magical adventure. The drawing should include a character with magical powers, a magical creature, and a setting.
9. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is a non-standard unit of measurement?
• Feet
• Meters
• Hands
• Inches
10. Poll
300 seconds
What is the non-standard unit of measurement for distance?
• Feet
• Meters
• Hands
• Cups
11. Poll
300 seconds
What is the non-standard unit of measurement for volume?
• Gallons
• Meters
• Hands
• Cups
12. Poll
300 seconds
What is the non-standard unit of measurement for weight?
• Pounds
• Meters
• Grams
• Ounces
13. Poll
300 seconds
Which of the following is not a non-standard unit of measurement?
• Kilometers
• Feet
• Hands
• Inches