This video, the first in a series of twelve, is part of the web-based course for K-8 teachers entitled Learning Math: Measurement offered by the Annenberg Foundation. Participants explore procedures for measuring and learn about standard units in the metric and customary systems, the relationships among units, and the approximate nature of measurement. This first video covers measurable attributes, weight and surface area of irregular objects, estimation, precision and accuracy, the independence of area and perimeter, and the choice of unit.


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