# measurement

## Elementary Math Escape Experience

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The Chinese Cultural Museum is looking for volunteers to work at their prestigious institution. To help narrow down the competition, the museum has put together a series of puzzles and obstacles that interested applicants have to make their way through.

Elementary
Content Area:
Math
Social Studies
Play Time:
60 min.

## Measuring at Home

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Uses unique photographs and simple instructions to teach children how to measure a variety of things around their home including some measurements in recipes.

## Cardline: Animals

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Cardline: Animals is a card game played with approximately 100 cards. Both sides of each card depict an animal, its name, and its class (amphibian, mammal, etc.), while its average length, weight, and lifespan are printed on only one side of the card.

Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area:
Science
Play Time:
15 min.

## Giant Dwarf (Zwerg Riese)

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Dwarves want gold. You know that, I know that, everyone knows that. But since their legs are short, walking from location to location to collect gold takes a long time – which is why they don't walk on their own, but instead use a giant for transportation.

Elementary
Middle
Content Area:
Math
Special Education
Science
Play Time:
20 min.

## Zoowaboo

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Splash! And Eddi Elephant lands in the water. The other animals giggle and guffaw. Manni Mouse is doubling over with laughter. He knew that there wouldn’t be enough room on the raft! Every year, the animals go on a rafting tour on the wild river, and nobody wants to miss out on the fun.

Primary
Elementary
Content Area:
Math
Special Education
Science
Play Time:
20 min.

## The Metric System (2006)

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Four 20-minute videos about the Metric system:

Middle
Length:
01:20

## Inch By Inch

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Just as the inchworm is about to be eaten, he tells the robin, “Don’t eat me!

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Primary
Length:
00:10

## Naming and Measuring Angles (2006)

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This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with angles, such as how we define and write information about an angle, mathematical notation for rays, line segments and lines, and how to use a protractor.

Middle
High
Length:
00:23

## Measurement (2004)

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Make sense of math! Using number sense, algorithms and hands-on manipulative, kids tackle math problems found in real-life situation. Whether splitting a pizza evenly, estimating the cost of a new toy or graphing the results of a science project, math is encountered in many forms.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:23

## Measurement (1998)

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Do you measure up? Watch the “Measurement” episode with Bill Nye to find out.