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Curipod generated lesson: "measurement". #1-4

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name two common units of measure?
2. Slide
60 seconds
We measure things to compare sizes and weights. We use tools like rulers, scales, and measuring cups. We measure in different units, like inches, ounces, and liters.
Measuring Things
3. Slide
60 seconds
Measurement is a process of comparing an object or quantity to a unit of measurement. For example, we can measure the length of a desk in inches. Unit of Measurement is a standard amount used to measure something. Some common units of measurement are inches, feet, yards, centimeters, and meters. Estimation is a process of making an educated guess or an approximate measurement. An example of estimation is guessing how long a book is without using a ruler.
Concepts:
4. Slide
60 seconds
The earliest known measurement systems date back to the Indus Valley Civilisation in the 3rd millennium BC. The inch is the official unit of measurement in the United States and is based on the Royal English Inch which was defined in 1588. The meter is the official unit of measurement in the metric system and is based on the length of a pendulum that has a 1/10,000,000th part of the distance from the North Pole to the Equator.
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5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a foot and an inch?
6. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
What unit of measurement would you use to measure the length of a pencil?
7. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between a cup and a pint?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a dog with bunny ears eating a big carrot.
9. Poll
60 seconds
What unit of measurement is used to measure length?
• Kelvin
• Meter
• Liter
• Gram
10. Poll
60 seconds
What unit of measurement is used to measure weight?
• Kelvin
• Gram
• Liter
• Meter
11. Poll
60 seconds
What tool do we use to measure temperature?
• Tape Measure
• Scales
• Thermometer
• Ruler
12. Poll
60 seconds
What unit of measurement is used for liquids?
• Kilograms
• Meters
• Inches
• Liters
13. Poll
60 seconds
How many centimeters are in a meter?
• 100cm
• 1000cm
• 1cm
• 10cm