## Using the appropriate tools for measuring length

Activity type: Interactive Activity

## Using the appropriate tools for measuring length

Course
Mathematics
Section
Length
Outcome
Using the appropriate tools for measuring length
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
Activity ID
28100

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## United States – Common Core State Standards

• ##### 2.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• 2.MD.1 – Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.

## Australia – Australian Curriculum

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG084 – Use scaled instruments to measure and compare lengths, masses, capacities and temperatures

## New Zealand – National Standards

• ##### 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 3.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the duration of events, using linear whole-number scales and applying basic addition facts to standard units

• ##### 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 6.GM.1 – Measure time and the attributes of objects, choosing appropriate standard units

## United Kingdom – National Curriculum

• ##### Year 2 programme of study
• KS1.Y2.M – Measurement

• Pupils should be taught to:

• KS1.Y2.M.1 – Choose and use appropriate standard units to estimate and measure length/height in any direction (m/cm); mass (kg/g); temperature (°C); capacity (litres/ml) to the nearest appropriate unit, using rulers, scales, thermometers and measuring vessels