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Surf for More Math


Lesson 2: Using Non-Standard Units

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about linear measurement. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Measure length to the nearest non-standard unit using multiple copies of a unit.

Order items from shortest to longest.

[C, CN, R]

Instructions for Use

Compare, Order and Measure Length: This interactive Smart board activity allows students to see the step by step process of comparing length in non-standard units.

Students will see how to compare, order and measure objects using non-standard units. As a follow-up activity, have students use linking cubes to measure and order the lengths of objects in the classroom.