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Ch 13: Measurements for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Help your student grasp measurement concepts by having them review the short lessons in this chapter. They can explore the centimeter, cubic meter, hectare, ounce, pound and more, then test their knowledge by taking quizzes and a practice exam.

Measurements for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with engaging lessons your student can use to gain greater insight into measurements. These lessons are helpful for students who need homework assistance or want to prepare for a quiz or test. Students can explore various aspects of measurement, including acres, capacity, centimeters and hectometers. They can also learn more about kilograms, kilometers, millimeters, ounces, pints and quarts. With each lesson is a short quiz that can test students' understanding of measurements. A chapter exam is also available to reinforce lesson concepts.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with measurements will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about measurements.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding math problems that include measurements
  • Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about measurements
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn (about) measurements
  • Students who struggle to understand their math teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover measurements topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about measurements.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands measurements by completing the Measurements for Elementary School chapter exam.

19 Lessons in Chapter 13: Measurements for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is an Acre? - Definition & Measurement

1. What is an Acre? - Definition & Measurement

When someone wants to build a football stadium, a basketball court, or even a place to keep horses, they need to know how many acres they have. So what is an acre? Let's find out in this lesson!

Capacity Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

2. Capacity Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

You may not even know it, but you use capacity every day! It's all around you - in the glass of milk you pour, the bin you put your toys in, even in your bowl of cereal! In this lesson, you will learn the definition of and important facts about capacity.

What is Centigrade? - Definition & Conversion

3. What is Centigrade? - Definition & Conversion

Did you ever watch the weather forecast, or maybe read it in the newspaper? You may have seen that the temperature can be given in different scales. In this lesson, we will learn about the scale known as Centigrade!

What is a Centimeter? - Definition & Conversion

4. What is a Centimeter? - Definition & Conversion

In this lesson, learn about a metric unit of measurement called a centimeter. See how this unit of length compares to other units of length as well as how it is converted.

What is a Cubic Centimeter? - Definition & Conversion

5. What is a Cubic Centimeter? - Definition & Conversion

It is important to be able to measure the world around us. In this lesson, you will learn about measuring volume using cubic centimeters and how to change these units into other common units of measurement.

What is a Cubic Meter? - Definition & Conversion

6. What is a Cubic Meter? - Definition & Conversion

This lesson will define and discuss the unit of measurement known as a cubic meter. You will also learn the tricks for converting from cubic meter to other units of volume measurement.

What is a Hectare? - Definition & Conversion

7. What is a Hectare? - Definition & Conversion

The hectare was invented in 1795. It is a way to quickly refer to areas without having to reference distances. How big is one hectare? Read on and you will find out.

What is a Hectometer?

8. What is a Hectometer?

Let's get going and measure using the metric system. In this lesson, you will learn about a specific unit of length in the metric system known as a hectometer.

Grams & Kilograms: Lesson for Kids

9. Grams & Kilograms: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll explore how to use the units of measurement called grams and kilograms, which describe mass. We'll learn about the two separately and then explore how the two units stack up to each other.

What is a Kilometer?

10. What is a Kilometer?

Kilometers are used to measure long distances. In this lesson, you will learn all about how many meters and centimeters are in a kilometer. You will also see how they are used to measure distances!

What is a Meter? - Definition & Conversion

11. What is a Meter? - Definition & Conversion

Can you imagine not being able to tell someone how tall you are? This is very difficult without a measurement system. In the metric system, a meter is a unit of measurement for distance. Learn what a meter is, its history, and how to convert meters to other units of measurement.

What is a Milliliter? - Definition & Conversion

12. What is a Milliliter? - Definition & Conversion

Have you ever seen the letters mL written on a soda can or water bottle? The letters stand for milliliters. Milliliters are used in the metric system to measure small amounts of liquids. Dive in to learn how milliliters are used to measure capacity.

What is a Millimeter? - Definition & Conversion

13. What is a Millimeter? - Definition & Conversion

Have you ever looked at a ruler and wondered what the little lines were, or saw 'mm' and didn't know what it meant? 'MM' stands for millimeter. In this lesson, you will learn about what a millimeter is, and what it compares to in metric units, as well as imperial measurements.

What is an Ounce? - Definition & Conversion

14. What is an Ounce? - Definition & Conversion

What do a slice of bread, a bag of chips, a pencil, and juice have in common? They can all measured in ounces, and in this lesson, you will learn what an ounce is and how to compare it to other units of measure.

What is a Pint? - Definition & Conversion

15. What is a Pint? - Definition & Conversion

A pint is a way to measure liquid, but how is it different from a cup or a gallon? In this lesson, you will learn a fun way to remember what a pint is and how to compare it to a gallon and other measurements.

What is a Pound? - Definition & Conversion

16. What is a Pound? - Definition & Conversion

Think about the last time you ever used a scale to weigh something. The scale probably showed a number in pounds. We will go over pounds and ounces in this lesson!

What is a Quart? - Definition & Conversion

17. What is a Quart? - Definition & Conversion

A quart is a way to measure liquid, but how is it different from a cup or a gallon? In this lesson, you will learn a fun way to remember what a quart is and how to compare it to a gallon and other measurements.

Volume & Capacity: Lesson for Kids

18. Volume & Capacity: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever wondered why we measure our drinks in liters and gallons? What about how much water it takes to fill up a fish tank or a swimming pool? Both of these ideas are related to volume and capacity. Keep reading to find out more!

International Date Line Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

19. International Date Line Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Do you think it's possible to go back in time? In this lesson, you'll find out whether we can go back to tomorrow, and what the International Date Line has to do with what day it is on the Earth.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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