Resource Type: Content Supports -- Technologies
Grades: Grades 3–5, Postsecondary
Professional Commentary: This 4-part unit?explores the questions "What can be measured?" and "What does it mean to measure something?"?Students identify measurable properties of objects such as weight, surface area, and volume, and discuss which metric units are appropriate for measuring these properties.?They also learn that measurement is, by its nature, approximate. Finally, measurements using nonstandard units of area...