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Lesson 1: Measuring Length in Millimetres

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about measurement.


Measure length using millimetres.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 258–259

Instructions for Use

Teaching Measures is an interactive site used to practise measuring length in millimetres. The site also includes some other measurement practise.

Select “Length” from the list of options. Then select “What’s my length? (15 cm ruler).” Click on the Millimetres and Centimetres signs to hide the measurements and then show the screen to the students. Ask what the length is in millimetres and centimetres.

Click the question mark button to get another question.