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Teaching Standard & Nonstandard Units of Measurement

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Which of the following is an example of a nonstandard unit of measure that a student might use when first learning about measurement concepts?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a tool that a student might use as a standard unit of measure?

2. Which of the following is the unit of measure that is recommended by the scientific community for student use?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In regards to measurement, there are standard and nonstandard units of measure. See what you know about these units, how they differ and the tools used in a standard unit of measure by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments let you gauge your comprehension of:

  • Term describing the action students take when going from one unit of measure to another
  • A unit of measure that is recommended by the scientific community
  • Tools used in a standard unit of measure
  • An example of a nonstandard unit of measure in regards to measurement concepts
  • What is being measured when students measure the surface of a two-dimensional object

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a tool used in a standard unit of measure
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as standard and nonstandard units of measure
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about an example of a nonstandard unit of measure and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge about these units of measure using the lesson called, Teaching Standard & Nonstandard Units of Measurement. You can cover more about:

  • Types of standard units of measure
  • Several things students use when they first learn about measurement
  • Different measurement tools
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