Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Identify different types of scales as instruments to measure weight.
Identify a ruler as an instrument to measure length.
The student will identify the instruments used to measure length (ruler), weight (scale), time (clock: digital and analog; calendar: day, month, and season), and temperature (thermometer).
Balances are appropriate measuring devices to measure weight in U.S. Customary units (ounces, pounds) and mass in metric units (grams, kilograms).
Identify an appropriate measuring tool for a given unit of measure.
Identify different types of clocks (analog and digital) as instruments to measure time.
Identify different types of thermometers as instruments used to measure temperature.
U.S. Customary units for measurement of length include inches, feet, yards, and miles. Appropriate measuring devices include rulers, yardsticks, and tape measures.
Understand how to select a measuring device and unit of measure to solve problems involving measurement.
Metric units for measurement of length include millimeters, centimeters, meters, and kilometers. Appropriate measuring devices include centimeter rulers, meter sticks, and tape measures.