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Teaching elementary students processes involved with measurement (customary and metric system conversions involving distance, weight, and capacity / elapsed time / temperature)

Haley Roehr

on 31 January 2013

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Transcript of Measurement

Elapsed Time
Customary Units
Metric Units
Area / Perimeter / Volume
Measurement What is it?
Elapsed Time What are customary units of measurement? Customary Units of Measurement What are metric units of measurement? Metric Units of Measurement Area & Perimeter Volume Temperature This is a measurement of the time that has passed between a start time and an end time. When do I need to know it? sports practice
watching a movie
doing homework When are some times I might use customary measurements? When are some times I might use metric units of measurement? Finding Elapsed Time End Time
- Start Time Basketball practice begins at 4:30 p.m. and ends at 5:45 p.m. How long does basketball practice last?

Tabatha left home at 1:15 p.m. and arrived at her aunt's house at 3:30 p.m. How long did the trip take? Finding
Start or End
Times What if the amount of time you're trying to take away is too much? Time Conversions A matinee screening of a movie begins at 1:20 and ends at 3:05. How long is the movie?

A college student leaves class at 11:15 a.m. She arrived at the class at 9:50 a.m. How long was she in class?

A plane flies from San Francisco to Denver. The expected time for flight arrival is 11:05 a.m. If the plane left at 8:55 a.m., how long was the flight?

A football game started at 1:45 p.m. and ended at 4:22 p.m. How long did the game last? Sometimes you need to rename to subtract time.

hours minutes ? You can subtract to find the start time.

End Time - Elapsed Time = Start Time You can add to find the end time. Start Time + Elapsed Time = End Time Emilio crossed the finish line at 11:38 a.m. It took him 3 hours 31 minutes to run the cross country track. What time did the race begin?

Paul and his brothers played soccer for 1 hour 9 minutes. They finished playing at 6:30 p.m. What time did they begin playing? Jamie boarded the BNSF passenger train at 4:30 p.m. The ride lasted 2 hours and 15 minutes. What time did the ride end?

David finished washing his car in 34 minutes. If he started washing the car at 12:08 p.m., what time did he finish? Time Conversions Sometimes you need to rename to find the correct time.

minutes hours 24 Hour Clock When renaming involves a.m. to p.m. or vice versa, think military time. Dean finished reading a book at 1:05 a.m. If he began reading at 11:30 p.m., how long did he read?

Quinn began driving at 9:25 a.m. and reached her destination by 4:10 p.m. How long did she drive?

Latisha began mixing bread at 11:33 a.m. and took the bread out of the oven at 3:07 p.m. How long did it take to make the bread?

Bradley went to bed at 10:36 p.m. and woke up at 6:30 a.m. How long did he sleep? 24 Hour Clock Think military time when renaming hours as they appear on a standard clock. Congress began session at 9:00 a.m. It remained in session for 10 1/2 hours. What time did Congress end session?

Mrs. Johnson cooked a roast for 4 1/4 hours. If she took the roast out of the oven at 2:08, what time did she begin cooking the roast?

Andy went to sleep at 9:45 p.m. and woke up 8 hours 45 minutes later. What time did Andy wake up?

Reagan finishes dance class at 1:15 p.m. She's been at the studio
2 1/2 hours, what time did she arrive at the studio? The matinee showing of a movie began at 1:45. If the movie lasted 1 hour 25 minutes, what time did the movie end?

A plane leaves New York with a flight time of 2 hours 23 minutes. The plane arrives in Atlanta at 3:11 p.m. What time did it leave New York?

A concert began at 9:17 and lasted 1 hour 52 minutes. When did the concert end? Distance Weight Capacity Distance Weight Capacity conversion - renaming a measurement in a different unit Converting large units of measurement to smaller units of measurement
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