Measurement and Geometry Outline for Topic 1: An Introduction To Measurement Concept: An Introduction to Measurement Name: COMPUTER COMPONENT Instructions : Select the computer program Understanding Measurement and Geometry (Neufeld) Follow the instructions to the Main Menu. Select An Introduction To Measurement from the Main Menu. Work through all sections of this topic in order : " Measurement in the News " A Glimpse Into The Past " Metric and US Measurement Systems " Benchmarks " Converting Metric Units " My Body " Rudy 9s Run " Practice Questions As you work through the computer exercises, make your own notes in the blanks provided.
When you reach the end of the section Practice Questions on the computer, move on to the OFF COMPUTER EXERCISES below. 4 Your Notes: 1.0 In the section Measurement In The News , there are six different units used. List these in the blanks below.
(The first one is done for you.) 40 000 km _________ _________ _________ _________ _________ 2.0 What might be one reason for a system of measurement to disappear over a long period of time? 3.0 Develop a rule for changing between metric units. Use the idea of the number of steps between units ... more. less.
and the number 10 to build your method.<br><br> Neufeld Learning Systems 05/2005 (see http://www.neufeldmath.com) 1 Measurement and Geometry Outline for Topic 1: An Introduction To Measurement Neufeld Learning Systems 05/2005 (see http://www.neufeldmath.com) 2 4 OFF COMPUTER EXERCISES: 1.0 Use your paper measuring tape (meters and yards) to gauge the size of the following items in your classroom. Object Size (m, cm, mm) Size (yd, ft, in) Width of Desk Distance around your Desk Height of Door Distance around the Door Length of Blackboard Length and width of this paper 2.0 Record the Metric Prefixes in the spaces provided. Below each, compare it to the unit.<br><br> One prefix is done for you. 1000 times the unit KILO UNIT Now use the Metric Steps to make these conversions: (Remember to count the steps.) 500 cm m 2 km m ml 5.5 liters 220 mm cm kg 20 000 g