Activities to measure length of objects, including attributes such as width, height, depth, distance around and thickness.

• ### Teaching Strategies: Tropical Cyclones & Extreme Weather

Cross-Curricular activities for rainfall & measuring activities.

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### Measuring Rainfall: Using Non-Standard Containers

Use different sized containers to measure rainfall. Note differences in the amount of water collected. Suitable for multiple year levels.

• ### Measuring Rainfall: Using Standard Gauges

Create and use a rain gauge accurately. Includes activities on reading a rain gauge.

• ### Introducing the Kilometre

Activities to introduce the kilometre. Involves measuring outdoors and estimating distances.

• ### Units to Measure Length

Information on units of measure for length. Teacher page and worksheet for students.

• ### Comparing Length Measures

Sort and order units of measure by size. Using a ruler or tape measure to draw and measure objects.

• ### Selecting the Correct Unit of Measure for Length

Select the correct unit for measuring: mm, cm, m, km.

• ### Converting between cm & m

Converting between metric units of length: cm, m.

• ### Converting between m & km

Converting between metric units of length: m, km.

• ### Perimeter of a Rectangle

Finding the perimeters of rectangles.

• ### Perimeter of a Triangle

Finding the perimeters of triangles. Includes revision of the perimeters of rectangles.

• ### Perimeter of an Irregular Shape

Finding the perimeters of irregular shapes such as an L shape with missing lengths on some sides. Includes the revision of the perimeters of rectangles and triangles.

• ### Problem Solving – Using Measurements

Measurement problems to solve. Distinguish between the different operations as a separate action. Write the number sentences. Problem involves multitple steps.

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### Number Slide Quick Start Guide

5pp. Features and functions of the Number Slide Gadget: Multiply and divide numbers by powers of ten, with and without decimals.

• ### Number Slide Gadget Use

12pp.Sequence of lesson plans for the Number Slide Gadget.

• ### Converting km, m, cm and mm

11pp. Converting between km, m, cm, mm measures. Series sequenced from simple conversions to complex ones.