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Session 1: What Does It Mean To Measure?

Part A: Comparing Rocks

Part B: Which Rock Is the Largest?

Measuring Surface Area | Measuring Volume | Measuring Weight

Part C: Nonstandard Units

Part D: Summing It Up

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes
Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 2: Fundamentals of Measurement

Part A: Measuring Accurately

Conservation, Transitivity, and Unit Iteration | Partitioning | Partitioning on a Number Line

Part B: The Role of Ratio

Ratio and Scale | Constant Ratios | Using the Pythagorean Theorem

Part C: Precision and Accuracy

Measuring With Precision | Accuracy vs. Precision

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes
Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 3: The Metric System

Part A: Metric System Basics

History | Units and Prefixes | Working With Metric Prefixes

Part B: Metric Units

Length | Liquid Volume | Mass | Reasoning With Balance Scales

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes
Part B Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 4: Angle Measurement

Part A: Angle Definition

Part B: Angles in Polygons

Classifying by Measure | Other Classifications | Measuring Angles | Sums of Angles in Polygons

Part C: Geo-Logo

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes
Part B Notes
Part C Notes
Homework Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 5: Indirect Measurement and Trigonometry

Part A: Indirect Measurement With a Transit

Similar Triangles | Using Similar Triangles | Measuring Distances

Part B: Measuring Heights of Tall Objects

Part C: Steepness and Trigonometry

Measuring Steepness | Examining Ratios | The Tangent

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes
Part B Notes
Part C Notes
Homework Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 6: Area

Part A: Measuring Area

Measuring a Surface | Areas of Irregular Shapes

Part B: Exploring Area With a Geoboard

Subdividing Area | The Rectangle Method | Formulas | The Triangle Formula

Part C: Scaling the Area

Similar Figures | Scaling Polygons

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Part A: Circles and Circumference

Circumference | Ratio of Circumference and Diameter |

Part B: Area of a Circle

Transforming a Circle | Examining the Formula

Homework

Notes:

Part A Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 8: Volume

Part A: How Many Cubes?

Volume and Nets | Packaging Candy

Part B: Volume Formulas

Cross-Section Method | Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 9: Measurement Relationships

Part A: Area and Perimeter

Constant Perimeter | Constant Area

Part B: Surface Area and Volume

Determining the Relationship | Human Measurements

Part C: Designing a Water Tank

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions
Homework Solutions

Video



Session 10: Classroom Case Studies

Grades K-2

Part A: The Concept of Area

Part B: Reasoning About Measurement

Exploring Standards | Analyzing a Case Study

Part C: Activities That Illustrate Measurement Reasoning

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions

Video


Grades 3-5

Part A: The Concept of Area

Part B: Reasoning About Measurement

Exploring Standards | Analyzing a Case Study

Part C: Problems That Illustrate Measurement Reasoning

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes
Part C Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions

Video


Grades 6-8

Part A: The Concept of Area

Part B: Reasoning About Measurement

Exploring Standards | Analyzing a Case Study

Part C: Problems That Illustrate Measurement Reasoning

Homework

Notes:

Part B Notes

Solutions:

Part A Solutions
Part B Solutions
Part C Solutions

Video



 
 

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