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Math: Customary or Standard Measurement Discuss this eTheme.

These sites have information on the customary system of measurement used in the United States. There are several online games and quizzes, some lesson plans, and many practice questions. There are links to eThemes Resources on time, temperature, and the metric system.

Grades

  • 2,
  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6

Links

Click on any of the units of measurements to learn more about the history, the units, and to see a conversion chart. Includes activities for students on measuring.
Play these interactive games to practice converting measurements.
This game has you match up equal numbers that are represented in different measurements.
Here are many practice questions for converting measurements. NOTE: The answer key is only available to subscribers.
This site provides brief information of the current uses of the customary system. Click on the links at the bottom of the page to learn more about customary units and the differences between the American and British System. NOTE: The site includes pop-up and banner ads.
Read about the history and usage of the English/Imperial customary measurement system used in England. Explore links on the left to learn about length, area, volume, cooking, American, and world measures.
Read a little about the measurement system used in the U.S. There is an interactive quiz on converting units. NOTE: The site includes ads.
This site has a summary of U.S. measurements and an interactive quiz at the bottom. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Students can practice measuring a red line using centimeters or inches. There are four playing levels to chose from: easy, medium, hard, and super brain. NOTE: The site includes pop-up ads.
Train your measuring skills online and determine precise length of lines using a ruler.
This three-page PDF file has a lesson plan for six-eight graders and involves discussions about history of measurement and activities on measuring length using standard measurements. NOTE: The PDF file includes links to websites with ads.
These sites help students read digital and analog clocks. There are several online games and printable pages for students to practice telling time. Includes links to eThemes Resources on elapsed time and time zones.
These sites explain the Celsius, Fahrenheit, and Kelvin scales for reading thermometers. There are several classroom activities for making thermometers and using them to read temperatures. Includes a temperature conversion chart. Also learn how crickets can be used to predict the temperature. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on metric measurement.
These sites are about length, volume, mass, and temperature and the metric system. Learn the history of the system and what the prefixes mean. Includes several sites that do online conversions.

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