Education Technology


Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

This activity provides students with an opportunity to use a familiar game to determine the most appropriate units for a given situation.

Before the Activity

  • See the attached PDF file for detailed instructions for this activity
  • During the Activity

    Students will:

  • Understand measurable attributes of objects and the units, systems, and processes of measurement
  • Understand, select, and use units of appropriate size and type to measure angles, perimeter, area, surface area, and volume
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary