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Description:

This activity helps students develop a sense of the relative size of quantities in time, length and mass. Learners rank their estimates of given measures in order from least to greatest and justify their decisions. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, printable cards (pdf), and a link to a related problem, "In Order" (cataloged separately). The solutions page shows that students used standard units of measure to make their comparisons.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,NSDL,Grade 3,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Kindergarten,Mathematics,Concept formation,Process skills,Upper Elementary,Mathematical language,Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160738013T,Practice Standards,Length,Elementary School,Time,Reason quantitatively,Estimation,Physics,Communication,Weight and mass,Critique reasoning,Measurement,Education,Construct arguments,Reasoning

Language:

English

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