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# Measurement & Time Teacher Resources

Help your students master the sometimes difficult concepts of measurement and time. We have printables, activities, lesson plans, and other resources to help you teach these properties of mathematics. Use the worksheets below to give students practice measuring and converting units in the U.S. Customary System and the metric system. You will also find professional development resources to help you explain measurement concepts to your students.

## Printables for Kindergarten

Blank Thermometer
Rulers: Inches and Centimeters
Measure Me!
A Measurement Hunt
More Popular Kindergarten Printables

12-Inch Ruler
Centimeter Ruler
Measuring with Nonstandard Units (Gr. 1)
My Daily Timeline

Centimeters and Meters (Gr. 2)
Inches, Feet and Yards (Gr. 2)
Longer and Shorter
Measurement Comparison Table

The Measurement Elf
Protractor
Table of Measures
0.5-cm Square Grid (BLM 9)

Centimeter Ruler, Inch Ruler, and Protractor
1-cm Square Grid (BLM 8)
Math Warm-Up 245 for Gr. 3 & 4: Algebra, Patterns & Functions

Developing Measurement Concepts: The Meaning & Process of Measurement
2-cm Square Grid (BLM 7)
Time Management Tips for Students (Grades 3-5)
Clock Recording Sheet

Measuring: Liquid Volume
Time Zones Around the World
Circular Measurements & The Mystery Ratio
What Are Solstices and Equinoxes?

Make an Invention Time Line
What Is Air Pressure?
How Does a Spring Scale Work?
What Is Water Pressure?

Measuring Angles
Understanding the Moon Illusion
Resourcing -- Time Log

## Lesson Plans

Create a Hogwarts Floor Plan
Discovering the Magical Pi
Celsius and Fahrenheit Conversions Made Simple
Graphing Pitch
Map Making, Floor Plans & Map Reading
Triangular Trade in the Atlantic Ocean
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
More Measurement & Time Lesson Plans

## Metric System Resources

Elementary Mathematics: Measurement
The Power of the Metric System
Measurement Units as Standard
Powerful Ideas Related to Measurement
Metric Weights and Measures
Metric Units of Capacity (Gr. 5)
Metric Conversions
More Metric System Resources

## Professional Development

The Concept of Measurement
Linear Measurement
Measurement of Volume
Estimation in Measurement
Measurement Videos
Linear Measurement Compared with Area Measurement
Measurement of Weight
More Professional Development for Teaching Measurement

## Holiday & Seasonal Activities

Top 10 Math Bulletin Boards: Holiday Themed
Blank Calendar
Extended Monthly Calendar
Traceable Calendar Activity
Home Activities: Place Value and Time (Gr. 3)
Literature & Math: Stories About Time
Place Values and Time: Decision Making Skills (Gr. 3)
More Holiday & Seasonal Activities

## Art, Measurement, & Time Connected

Clock Hands
Great Giraffes
Parts of the Day
Sand Painting
The Hammer Helper
Is It Small or Large?
Fat Chicks
Telling Time
Quarter To or Quarter Past?
Pick a Pocket
The Making of Toy Story
Making a Pocket Sundial
Literature & Math: Madlenka & Zoom
Literature & Math: The Best Bug Parade & The ABCs of Art
Literature & Math: Stories about Planets
Literature & Math: Stories about Buildings
Literature & Math: Stories about Georgia O'Keeffe
A Birthday Cake is No Ordinary Cake Activity Kit
Set Design for "Pilgrims of Plymouth"

## Reading & Language Arts Activities

Measuring Matter: Vocabulary
Weather Conversions Vocabulary
Measuring Matter: Family Activity
Science Reading Warm-Up: Sun, Earth & Moon
Measuring Mass and Weight I
Literature & Math: Stories about Giants
Literature & Math: Human Body

## Social Studies, Measurement, & Time Connected

Making Choices: Decision Making (Gr. 6)
U.S. Weights and Measures
Math in Science: Around the Clock
Measure My Head -- Holocaust Activity
Day or Night
More Social Studies Activities

## Science, Measurement, & Time Connected

Smaller or Larger
Months, Seasons, & Time Printables Slideshow
Great, Big Enormous Animals
Wind Chill Factors
Gummy Worm Measurements
How Do You Measure Up?
Speedy Straw
More Popular Science Activities

## Graphic Organizers

Centimeter Grid
How Long?
Measurement Scavenger Hunt

## References

Common Mathematical Formulas
British Summer Time (BST)
Daylight Saving Time Around the World
The Curious History of the Gregorian Calendar
The World's 14 Highest Mountain Peaks
World Land Areas and Elevations

## Quizzes

Measurement Units Quiz

## More Mathematics Resources

Multiplication & Division Resources for Teachers
Math Teacher Resources
Graphs & Charts – Teacher Resources
Geometry Teacher Resources
Money – Resources for Teachers
Decimals, Fractions, & Percentages – Teacher Resources
Estimation, Probability, & Statistics Resources for Teachers

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Videos
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