measurement

Susie’s Song: "A Pirate's Song" (en Español) | Sid the Science Kid

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Listen as Teacher Susie sings "A Pirate's Song", a song about how to use non-standard measurement.  Hear how a ship of pirates finds a way to measure the size of a whale by using the items they have on board as units of measurement. (en Español)

Explore with a Friend (Odd Squad) | Teaching Tips

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A 1st grade teacher creates three learning centers in the classroom and groups her students around specific measurement tasks. Working in small groups, children move between the learning centers to play the “Blob Chase” game, read books, and measure the distance between points using nonstandard measuring tools.

Measuring: Martha in the Doghouse

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Explore how mathematics can be used in construction with MARTHA SPEAKS. This video focuses on the importance of planning when problem solving and what it means to be an architect. After the video students can answer review questions in the interactive quiz.

Peg + Cat - Balancing Nature | Science Crafts for Kids

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Share a science adventure! Peg and Cat use math every day to solve problems and answer questions. Make a balancing scale with your child at home to compare the weights of objects found in nature.

Bob the Builder | How Much Does It Weigh?

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Some objects are heavy and some are light! In this clip from Bob the Builder, Tiny estimates the weight of different objects he lifts with his crane. Watch the clip with your students and then experiment by testing heavy and light items. 

The Other Ms. O | Odd Squad

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Agents Olive, Otto, and Oscar need to figure out which day a second Ms. O came from. They look for clues, such as what she's wearing and what she's eating.

Elmo's World: Building Things | Sesame Street

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Let's Build! Learn about all the planning that goes in to building a dog house. This resource teaches STEM Skills.

Growing Plants - Sid the Science Kid | PBS KIDS Lab

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Use this video to teach children measurement and size correspondence, and measurement vocabulary. Students plant lima bean seeds in class and watch them grow. Then they compare and measure the size of their plants.

Utiliza este vídeo par enseñar a niños medición y correspondencia de tamaño, y el vocabulario de medición. Los estudiantes plantan habas en clase. Luego comparan y miden el tamaño de sus plantas.

Max's Diary: Max Builds an Epic Tower | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max puts his hard hat on and learns to build a tower. In this segment, kids will learn about what it takes to build and support a structure in a fun and imaginative way.

Is It Long Enough? - Video | The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

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Nick and Sally find a bamboo stalk that they want to use as a bridge. It’s definitely strong enough... but is it long enough? 

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