Supply Lists

Follow the Measurement Road!

Game boards for each student (pre-drawn with "path")

1 measurement spinner per group

Rulers

1 die per group

1 stack of Wild Cards and Challenge Cards per group

Pencils or crayons


Making a Measuring Wheel

1 stiff disposable plate (Styrofoam works better than paper)

1 ruler with a hole near one end

1 brass paper fastener

Pen

Chalk

Measuring Tape

 

Making a Sextant Protractor

Straight plastic drinking straw

Tape

String

Metal washer

Metal stick or tape measure

Graph paper

 

Measurement Certification

Triple-beam balance

Ruler

Meter or yard stick

Objects of known size and mass

Measurement Certificationforms for each student

 

Measuring With Rulers

Crayons (that have been used and have varying sizes)

Straws that have been cut to different lengths

Paperclips

A variety of books

Rulers

Meter sticks or yard sticks

 

Sizing Things Up

Set of objects of varying weight (i.e. film containers filled to have different weights)

Set of objects of varying length (i.e. cloth, string, straws, paperclips, pencils, crayons, etc.)

Set of objects of varying size (i.e. different sized boxes or balls)

Simple two-arm balance

Meter Stick

Ruler