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Do you measure up?! Measuring using… INCHES FEET YARDS MILES

STANDARD SYSTEM - INCHES

Look on your ruler – each of the big numbers on it represents an inch .

Which of these would you measure in inches?:

STANDARD SYSTEM - FEET

Now look at that ruler again – does anyone know what unit of measurement that one of these rulers is equal to?

= _____________________

STANDARD SYSTEM - FEET

What would we measure in feet ?

City roads or distances between places A pencil Our height

FEET & INCHES

Count the number of inches on your foot ruler.

1 foot = ___ inches

FEET & INCHES

Count the number of inches on your foot ruler.

1 foot = 12 inches

Did you know?! -- The lines halfway between each number on a ruler are half-inches! So the bigger line in between 10 & 11 is ____ in.

STANDARD SYSTEM - YARDS

Want to find a quicker way to measure something than lining up a few 12-in. rulers?

That’s when you can measure in yard s ! Where have you heard of something measured in yards?

STANDARD SYSTEM - YARDS

Of course – in football! Every small marking on the field is 1 yard –OR– 3 feet , because…

1 yard = 3 feet = 36 inches

Ways to remember our units… 1 inch = About from the top of Your thumb to the knuckle 1 foot = About an egg carton 1 yard = About the width of A normal doorway 1 in. 1 ft. 1 yd.

ALL EQUAL!

What about long distance?!

What if you want to measure from your house to a friend’s house?

What unit

would you

use?

STANDARD SYSTEM - MILES

A mile is a long way if you think about it - one mile = 1,760 yd / 5,280 ft ! That would take:

1,760 yardsticks…

… 5,280 rulers…

…and don’t even think about measuring it with your thumbs! 1 mile = 63,360 inches!!!

(To the tune of “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain…”)

“ We’ll be measurin’ with feet, inches, and yards… (Yee haw!)

We’ll be measurin’ with feet, inches, and yards… (Yee haw!)

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