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      • Judge if measurements (such as Length, Area, Volume, Weight, Time) are reasonable
      • http://dc.doe.in.gov/Standards/AcademicStandards/StandardsSearch.aspx
      • Measure- a standard of measurement
      • Measurement- extent or size
      • Measurement is an important skill in science that facilitates accurate communication. It is important to understand that measurements cannot be useful without standards. A standard is an exact quantity that people agree on for comparison.
      • Ruler
      • Yardstick
      • Pencil
      • Paper
      • Journal
      • Desk
      • Kleenex Box
      • Human Body
      • Write in your Science Journal what you think the following items length is.
        • Desk
        • Pencil
        • Book
        • Kleenex Box
        • Human Body
      • Measure different items around the room such as a shoe, desk, box, book, or computer.
      • Write down the measurements in your Science Journal
      • Write a response to this question in your Journal:
        • You only had a yardstick and ruler to do your measuring today, would it have been easier if you had other ways of measuring? And if so, what other ways would you recommend?
      • With a partner, use the meter stick and ruler to measure how tall you are. You can either do this while standing or laying down.
      • What types of measuring tool would you need to measure an airplane?
      • What does it mean to measure something?
      • What are some ways to measure an item, besides a ruler or meter stick?
        • (Write this in your Journal)