These sites compile simple tools that are used for measuring and observing the properties of matter such as thermometers, rulers, and balances. Includes games and lesson plans. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Matter: Properties and Metric Measurement.
Learn about what tools are used for measuring different things such as capacity, mass/weight, time, and length. There is a quiz at the end of a unit. NOTE: This site works best with the Internet Explorer browser.
Find out how properties of matter describe its various states. Discover the states of matter that exist on our planet and in the universe. Includes experiments with different states of matter and observing the changes as well as animated movies, lesson plans, worksheets, and online quizzes. Several sites have lesson plans for teachers. There are links to eThemes Resources on gases, liquids, and solids, and mass and weight.
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, games, and in class activities. There is a link to eThemes Resource on customary and standard measurement.