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National Standards for Grade Levels 5-8


Students gain experience taking scientific measurements using metric units. Nine real-world activities lead students through the concepts of measuring with accuracy; learning metric place values; estimating metric lengths, distances, areas, masses, and volumes; measuring volumes; measuring in square and cubic dimensions; identifying metric measures in our world; differentiation of mass vs weight; measuring by displacement; and measuring temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit. Includes extension activity suggestions, student exercises, and assessment activities for testing understanding. Allow 6 -10 lab hours, plus ongoing practice. Designed for 24 students working in pairs.


SKU: 1-176
    • Instructor's Manual
    • Metric measuring tapes
    • Dual Scale Measuring Cups (metric and English)
    • Simple Equal Arm Balance
    • Metric Masses
    • Dual Scale Thermometers
    • Pea Gravel 
  • Sh. wt. 7lbs, DIM 19” x 12” x 5”

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