Parent Resources Level 3
What's the Me in Measurement All About?
Dictionary of Units of Measurement developed and maintained by Dr. Russ Rowlett, Director of the Center of Matematics and Science Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
There are numerous Internet sites that contain measurement conversion calculators that may prove useful. Following are a few:
Geometer’s sketchpad (Version 4.0) [Computer software]. Berkely, CA: Key Curriculum Press.
This award-winning software was originally designed for students from grades 5 through college, but may provide excellent enrichment opportunities for younger students. It provides powerful tools that allow users to dynamically work with geometry.
Math mysteries: Measurement: Grades 4-7 (2000). [Computer software]. Watertown, MA:Tom Snyder Productions.
This award winning software follows a mystery game format as a context for word problems. The measurement software deals with measurement with whole numbers and fractions. This program may be a valuable and motivational for advanced elementary students.