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Time, Money & Measurement for Kids - Chapter Summary
If you are looking for learning materials that can help your students study time, money and measurement in the classroom or at home, this chapter can help! Entertaining lessons make it easy for students to understand how to tell time, count money, read a calendar, make measurements and more. Once they've completed this chapter, they should be prepared to:
- Recognize different units of measurement for time, volume, length and weight
- Perform basic operations with measurements
- Understand differences between the metric system and imperial system
- Perform metric conversions
- Define and measure length
- Tell time to the minute
- Measure and calculate elapsed time
- Solve word problems involving money
All lessons in this chapter are accessible anytime via any computer, smartphone or tablet with an Internet connection to ensure students can study time, money and measurement concepts when most convenient. Lessons can be viewed in any sequence and visited as many times as needed. Any questions that arise while studying the lessons can be submitted to our subject-matter experts. Multiple-choice quizzes and a chapter exam are available to gauge students' comprehension of the lessons.
1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity
Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.
2. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements
In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.
3. Metric System vs. Imperial System
The imperial system and the metric system are two ways to measure weight, length, temperature, and liquid. One way is not better than the other, and they are not dependent on each other. In this lesson, you will learn the history of both and their differences.
4. Metric Conversions: Lesson for Kids
Whenever we want to measure how long something is, how much it weighs, or how much liquid we have, we can use the metric system to do it. But what happens if we need to convert between larger and smaller units? This lesson will show you how.
5. Length Lesson for Kids: Definition & Measurement
Both in math class and in real life, you'll work with many different types of measurement. In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of length, while practicing how to measure it using both standard and nonstandard units.
6. Reading a Calendar
After watching this lesson, you will be able to look at any calendar, and you will know how to find the day, the month, and the year. You will see how using a calendar can help you keep track of your activities.
7. Telling Time: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn the parts of a clock face and the basics of telling time. When you read a clock, you use the building blocks of the hour and half hour to tell time.
8. Telling Time to the Minute: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll review the parts of the clock and learn how to tell time to the nearest minute. Then, you can practice your new skill with examples as well as a quiz.
9. How to Measure & Calculate Elapsed Time
Time is constantly passing, but how can we calculate how much time is passing? In this lesson, we'll learn what elapsed time is and explore two ways to measure and calculate it.
10. Counting Money: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will learn the values of four of the most commonly used American coins and how to add them together in order to count money. An example will also be given that will walk you through the process of counting mixed change.
11. Solving Word Problems with Money
Using money is an important skill that you'll use your whole life. Nearly every transaction that you do that involves money can be thought of as a word problem. In this lesson, you'll learn how to solve word problems that involve money.
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