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Unit 6: Measurement

Students will discover relationships between different units of measure and how to utilize various tools to measure and quantify amounts, including volumes, lengths, currencies, temperatures, distances, time and weights.  Students will also develop theorems for estimations and utilizing ratios and proportions. This unit empowers students to explore the physical world around them and discover patterns and relationships in measurement methods and quantities, as well as the pros and cons of different measurement systems.

Theorems Your Student Will Discover:

Estimating Numbers

How to round a number to a desired place value

How to estimate the answer of a problem

Ratios And Proportions

How to find a ratio given different amounts

How to find the missing amount in a proportion

Units

How to convert between units of time

How to convert from one unit to another unit

How to convert compound units (i.e. mph to ft/s)

Time

How to add and subtract time

How to multiply and divide time

How to find elapsed time

How to find start or end times given the start or end and the elapsed time

Definitions:

Rounding

Estimate

Ratio

Proportion

Unit

Currency

Volume

Weight

Distance

Time

Temperature

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