1 - Metric unitsURL:http://www.learner.org/courses/learningmath/measurement/session3/part_b/index.html Teacher's Description: Provides some interesting videos and questions, covering ideas of estimation and the important physical quantities. Instruct students to go through the 4 sections (length, liquid volume, mass and reasoning with mass) watch the videos to see how some adults are learning about metric units!

2 - Lighting and Adjusting a Bunsen Burner URL:http://science.csustan.edu/tutorial/Bunsen.wvx Teacher's Description: Short video and photos explaining how to light and adjust a Bunsen burner

4 - Measurement URL:http://www.gcse.com/maths/measurement.htm Teacher's Description: A series of pages on the measurement of length, area and volume, with questions.

6 - Measure it! URL:http://www.funbrain.com/measure/ Teacher's Description: How to read a ruler scale. Get students to try hard centimetres option

7 - Crossword URL:http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/kids/morenist.htm Teacher's Description: Links to a series of activities to do with measurement and how it keeps products safe. Pupils are directed to do this crossword without looking at the answers then find out their nano IQ and to do the 'small to tall' activity Quick Result Code:SA2AF

13 - Estimating and measuring URL:http://www.indiana.edu/~atmat/units/measurement/mea_act1.htm Teacher's Description: An activity page on estimating and measuring. Students' version of activity sheet - use in conjunction with teachers' version. Coin exercise is obviously US based.

21 - Accuracy and precision URL:http://www.digipac.ca/chemical/sigfigs/contents.htm Teacher's Description: An explanation of the difference between accuracy and precision. Example from American football may confuse some students

22 - Your body ruler URL:http://www.vendian.org/mncharity/dir3/bodyruler/ Teacher's Description: Instruct students to find out how their body can be used as a ruler, and also to click on the link inside the page to find out how to measure angle & distance with their thumbs.

24 - Measuring Speed URL:http://lgfl.skoool.co.uk/viewdetails_ks3.aspx?id=485 Teacher's Description: Short animated slideshow with commentary on how to work out the speed of a moving object and make calculations using speed, distance and time. Also a quiz and interactive dateline.

26 - Measures URL:http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htm Teacher's Description: 4 interactive activities on units and reading scales. Note - You need to type the whole word for the units and volume is called capacity here, also under the capacity section, animation may perpetuate a wrong idea about positioning of the eye to take the reading

27 - Metric prefixes URL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea212x2.htm Teacher's Description: Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).

35 - Physical quantities URL:http://thinkzone.wlonk.com/Physics/Units.htm Teacher's Description: A comprehensive table of physical quantities. Guidance needed in selection of information � a useful reference for everyone, including university level.

36 - The international system of units (SI) URL:http://www.bipm.org/en/si/ Teacher's Description: An introduction to the international system of units (SI). Links to pages on units, prefixes and the history of the units. An authoritative reference site, so not aimed at this level. Excellent for the most able, but guidance needed.

37 - SI units URL:http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/general/si_en.html Teacher's Description: A comprehensive page on SI units and prefixes.Very good reference site, though some guidance required to identify and select information.

39 - The international system of units (SI) URL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/sipm.html Teacher's Description: A page about the international system of units (SI), with links.

40 - Measures, shapes and space URL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/lwc/ Teacher's Description: Loads of fact sheets, quiz, game and worksheet to help with measuring, try the section on length, weight and capacity.The measures, shapes and space section (back) has more links too.

45 - Comparing metric length URL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea69_x6.htm Teacher's Description: Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).

1 - Measuring SpeedURL:http://lgfl.skoool.co.uk/viewdetails_ks3.aspx?id=485 Teacher's Description: Short animated slideshow with commentary on how to work out the speed of a moving object and make calculations using speed, distance and time. Also a quiz and interactive dateline.

3 - Measures URL:http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htm Teacher's Description: 4 interactive activities on units and reading scales. Note - You need to type the whole word for the units and volume is called capacity here, also under the capacity section, animation may perpetuate a wrong idea about positioning of the eye to take the reading

4 - Metric prefixes URL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea212x2.htm Teacher's Description: Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).

12 - Physical quantities URL:http://thinkzone.wlonk.com/Physics/Units.htm Teacher's Description: A comprehensive table of physical quantities. Guidance needed in selection of information � a useful reference for everyone, including university level.

13 - The international system of units (SI) URL:http://www.bipm.org/en/si/ Teacher's Description: An introduction to the international system of units (SI). Links to pages on units, prefixes and the history of the units. An authoritative reference site, so not aimed at this level. Excellent for the most able, but guidance needed.

14 - SI units URL:http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/general/si_en.html Teacher's Description: A comprehensive page on SI units and prefixes.Very good reference site, though some guidance required to identify and select information.

16 - The international system of units (SI) URL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/sipm.html Teacher's Description: A page about the international system of units (SI), with links.

17 - Measures, shapes and space URL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/lwc/ Teacher's Description: Loads of fact sheets, quiz, game and worksheet to help with measuring, try the section on length, weight and capacity.The measures, shapes and space section (back) has more links too.

22 - Comparing metric length URL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea69_x6.htm Teacher's Description: Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).

Topics:A. Use of measuring instruments

B. Physical quantities and Units

A. Use of measuring instruments1 - Metric unitsURL:http://www.learner.org/courses/learningmath/measurement/session3/part_b/index.htmlTeacher's Description:Provides some interesting videos and questions, covering ideas of estimation and the important physical quantities. Instruct students to go through the 4 sections (length, liquid volume, mass and reasoning with mass) watch the videos to see how some adults are learning about metric units!2 - Lighting and Adjusting a Bunsen BurnerURL:http://science.csustan.edu/tutorial/Bunsen.wvxTeacher's Description:Short video and photos explaining how to light and adjust a Bunsen burner3 - Eureka!URL:http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=baldwin&book=thirty&story=eurekaTeacher's Description:The story of how Archimedes discovered how to measure the volume of an irregular shaped crown and helped the King solve a crime.4 - MeasurementURL:http://www.gcse.com/maths/measurement.htmTeacher's Description:A series of pages on the measurement of length, area and volume, with questions.5 - Weigh it upURL:http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/weigh/index.htmTeacher's Description:Pupils can have a go on this virtual balance.Instruct students to keep going as the questions get more challenging and interesting6 - Measure it!URL:http://www.funbrain.com/measure/Teacher's Description:How to read a ruler scale. Get students to try hard centimetres option7 - CrosswordURL:http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/kids/morenist.htmTeacher's Description:Links to a series of activities to do with measurement and how it keeps products safe. Pupils are directed to do this crossword without looking at the answers then find out their nano IQ and to do the 'small to tall' activityQuick Result Code:SA2AF8 - Archimedes puzzleURL:http://illuminations.nctm.org/Lessons/Stomachion/Stomachion-AS-ArchPuzzle.pdfTeacher's Description:An activity sheet about shape and area. The Stomachion is a puzzle known to be at least 2200 years old.9 - Data loggingURL:http://www.hollyfield.kingston.sch.uk/gcseit/GCSE/datalog.htmTeacher's Description:A comprehensive page on data logging for more able pupils, with questions.10 - The role of sensors in controlURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/ict/measurecontrol/0computercontrolrev3.shtmlTeacher's Description:A page showing the range of basic datalogging sensors available.11 - Using the bunsen burnerURL:http://www.saburchill.com/chemistry/chapters/chap001.htmlTeacher's Description:Simple and well illustrated instructions on how to use a Bunsen burner, from an online Chemistry textbook12 - Pinpoint that numberURL:http://www.channel4learning.com/sites/puzzlemaths/pinpoint_game.shtmlTeacher's Description:Game where pupils estimate where a number would be within various scales13 - Estimating and measuringURL:http://www.indiana.edu/~atmat/units/measurement/mea_act1.htmTeacher's Description:An activity page on estimating and measuring. Students' version of activity sheet - use in conjunction with teachers' version. Coin exercise is obviously US based.14 - Measurement estimationURL:http://www.inquiry.net/outdoor/skills/b-p/estimation.htmTeacher's Description:Some guidance on how to estimate.15 - Science skill: estimating and measuring objectsURL:http://www.teachervision.fen.com/measurement/printable/32648.html?_R=1Teacher's Description:A worksheet for an activity on estimating mass.16 - Science skill: estimating and measuring cereal with raisinsURL:http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/scottforesman/sci_4_SPS_estimate.pdfTeacher's Description:A worksheet for an estimation exercise.17 - Race time measurementURL:http://www.practicalphysics.org/go/Experiment_255.html?topic_id=3&collection_id=31Teacher's Description:A lesson plan exploring issues of measurement, such as precision, range of values, uncertainty or error, repeat measurements and mean values.18 - Precise measurementURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/learningzone/clips/showrecord?Id=254&level=secondary&returnUrl=%3Ftemplatestyle%3D%26config%3Dresults%26attrib_1%3DSCHOOL_LEVEL_NAME%3Boper_1%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_1_1%3DSecondary%3Battrib_2%3DSUBJECT_NAME%3Boper_2%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_2_1%3DPhysics%3Battrib_3%3DTOPIC%3Boper_3%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_3_1%3DMeasurement%2520and%2520Scale%3Bpreferred_range_length%3D%26%26page%3D1%26level%3Dsecondary%26terms%3D%26results%3Dbrowse%26searchType%3Dnew%26existingTerms%3D%26subject%3DPhysics%26topic%3DMeasurement%20and%20Scale%26existingSubject%3D%26existingTopic%3D%26primary%3D%26secondary%3D%26further_education%3DTeacher's Description:A 5min26s video on an investigation into the need for precise measurement.19 - Accurate measurementURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/learningzone/clips/showrecord?Id=253&level=secondary&returnUrl=%3Ftemplatestyle%3D%26config%3Dresults%26attrib_1%3DSCHOOL_LEVEL_NAME%3Boper_1%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_1_1%3DSecondary%3Battrib_2%3DSUBJECT_NAME%3Boper_2%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_2_1%3DPhysics%3Battrib_3%3DTOPIC%3Boper_3%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_3_1%3DMeasurement%2520and%2520Scale%3Bpreferred_range_length%3D%26%26page%3D1%26level%3Dsecondary%26terms%3D%26results%3Dbrowse%26searchType%3Dnew%26existingTerms%3D%26subject%3DPhysics%26topic%3DMeasurement%20and%20Scale%26existingSubject%3D%26existingTopic%3D%26primary%3D%26secondary%3D%26further_education%3DTeacher's Description:A 2min43s video on the need for accurate measurement.20 - Estimating measurementURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/apps/ifl/learningzone/clips/showrecord?Id=255&level=secondary&returnUrl=%3Ftemplatestyle%3D%26config%3Dresults%26attrib_1%3DSCHOOL_LEVEL_NAME%3Boper_1%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_1_1%3DSecondary%3Battrib_2%3DSUBJECT_NAME%3Boper_2%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_2_1%3DPhysics%3Battrib_3%3DTOPIC%3Boper_3%3D%253D%253D%3Bval_3_1%3DMeasurement%2520and%2520Scale%3Bpreferred_range_length%3D%26%26page%3D1%26level%3Dsecondary%26terms%3D%26results%3Dbrowse%26searchType%3Dnew%26existingTerms%3D%26subject%3DPhysics%26topic%3DMeasurement%20and%20Scale%26existingSubject%3D%26existingTopic%3D%26primary%3D%26secondary%3D%26further_education%3DTeacher's Description:A 4min30s video looking at estimating measurement.21 - Accuracy and precisionURL:http://www.digipac.ca/chemical/sigfigs/contents.htmTeacher's Description:An explanation of the difference between accuracy and precision. Example from American football may confuse some students22 - Your body rulerURL:http://www.vendian.org/mncharity/dir3/bodyruler/Teacher's Description:Instruct students to find out how their body can be used as a ruler, and also to click on the link inside the page to find out how to measure angle & distance with their thumbs.23 - Bunsen burnerURL:http://www.uwplatt.edu/chemep/chem/chemscape/labdocs/catofp/bunsbur/bunsbur2.htmTeacher's Description:Every thing you ever wanted to know. Covers safety and video instructions with little test questions along the way.24 - Measuring SpeedURL:http://lgfl.skoool.co.uk/viewdetails_ks3.aspx?id=485Teacher's Description:Short animated slideshow with commentary on how to work out the speed of a moving object and make calculations using speed, distance and time. Also a quiz and interactive dateline.25 - MatterURL:http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/matter/density.htmlTeacher's Description:An introduction to Density, includes the Density lab.26 - MeasuresURL:http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htmTeacher's Description:4 interactive activities on units and reading scales. Note - You need to type the whole word for the units and volume is called capacity here, also under the capacity section, animation may perpetuate a wrong idea about positioning of the eye to take the reading27 - Metric prefixesURL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea212x2.htmTeacher's Description:Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).28 - Density and buoyancy: testing liquidsURL:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.matter.zoil/Teacher's Description:See density in action in this excellent video.29 - Condiment diverURL:http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.htmlTeacher's Description:How to make the world's simplest Cartesian diver.30 - Interactive maths games and activitiesURL:http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htmTeacher's Description:Lots of interactive measurement games and activities.31 - Isometric Drawing ToolURL:http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=125Teacher's Description:Ask students to construct structures of different volumes32 - Glowla's estimation contraptionURL:http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/ballparkestimation/ballparkestimation.html?3Teacher's Description:A game to improve estimating skills.33 - Descartes' diverURL:http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/descartes_diver/index.htmlTeacher's Description:Build a Cartesian diver.34 - Old units of lengthURL:http://mysite.du.edu/~jcalvert/tech/oldleng.htmTeacher's Description:A wordy history of the measurement of length.35 - Physical quantitiesURL:http://thinkzone.wlonk.com/Physics/Units.htmTeacher's Description:A comprehensive table of physical quantities. Guidance needed in selection of information � a useful reference for everyone, including university level.36 - The international system of units (SI)URL:http://www.bipm.org/en/si/Teacher's Description:An introduction to the international system of units (SI). Links to pages on units, prefixes and the history of the units. An authoritative reference site, so not aimed at this level. Excellent for the most able, but guidance needed.37 - SI unitsURL:http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/general/si_en.htmlTeacher's Description:A comprehensive page on SI units and prefixes.Very good reference site, though some guidance required to identify and select information.38 - The metric systemURL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/metric.htmlTeacher's Description:An introduction to the metric system, click on the link39 - The international system of units (SI)URL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/sipm.htmlTeacher's Description:A page about the international system of units (SI), with links.40 - Measures, shapes and spaceURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/lwc/Teacher's Description:Loads of fact sheets, quiz, game and worksheet to help with measuring, try the section on length, weight and capacity.The measures, shapes and space section (back) has more links too.41 - TemperatureURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/temperature/Teacher's Description:Fact sheets, quiz, worksheet and tutor notes on how to read temperature42 - DensityURL:http://www.thinkingfountain.org/d/density/density.htmlTeacher's Description:Ideas on how to introduce the concept of density. Note that not all links work. Direct pupils to click on43 - SpeedURL:http://rubble.heppell.net/simulations/nb_speed0.htmTeacher's Description:A video showing how a distance/time graph is built up as we follow a triathlon event.44 - Physics - quantities and unitsURL:http://sixthsense.osfc.ac.uk/physics1/pages/online_quiz/quantities.aspTeacher's Description:An interactive online Physics quiz. Click on45 - Comparing metric lengthURL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea69_x6.htmTeacher's Description:Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).46 - VolumeURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/volume/factsheet.shtmlTeacher's Description:Fact sheets, quiz, tutor notes and worksheets for learning how to measure volumeBack to topB. Physical quantities and Units1 - Measuring SpeedURL:http://lgfl.skoool.co.uk/viewdetails_ks3.aspx?id=485Teacher's Description:Short animated slideshow with commentary on how to work out the speed of a moving object and make calculations using speed, distance and time. Also a quiz and interactive dateline.2 - MatterURL:http://ippex.pppl.gov/interactive/matter/density.htmlTeacher's Description:An introduction to Density, includes the Density lab.3 - MeasuresURL:http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/measures/index.htmTeacher's Description:4 interactive activities on units and reading scales. Note - You need to type the whole word for the units and volume is called capacity here, also under the capacity section, animation may perpetuate a wrong idea about positioning of the eye to take the reading4 - Metric prefixesURL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea212x2.htmTeacher's Description:Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).5 - Density and buoyancy: testing liquidsURL:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.matter.zoil/Teacher's Description:See density in action in this excellent video.6 - Condiment diverURL:http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/condiment_diver/index.htmlTeacher's Description:How to make the world's simplest Cartesian diver.7 - Interactive maths games and activitiesURL:http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/measures.htmTeacher's Description:Lots of interactive measurement games and activities.8 - Isometric Drawing ToolURL:http://illuminations.nctm.org/ActivityDetail.aspx?ID=125Teacher's Description:Ask students to construct structures of different volumes9 - Glowla's estimation contraptionURL:http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/ballparkestimation/ballparkestimation.html?3Teacher's Description:A game to improve estimating skills.10 - Descartes' diverURL:http://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/descartes_diver/index.htmlTeacher's Description:Build a Cartesian diver.11 - Old units of lengthURL:http://mysite.du.edu/~jcalvert/tech/oldleng.htmTeacher's Description:A wordy history of the measurement of length.12 - Physical quantitiesURL:http://thinkzone.wlonk.com/Physics/Units.htmTeacher's Description:A comprehensive table of physical quantities. Guidance needed in selection of information � a useful reference for everyone, including university level.13 - The international system of units (SI)URL:http://www.bipm.org/en/si/Teacher's Description:An introduction to the international system of units (SI). Links to pages on units, prefixes and the history of the units. An authoritative reference site, so not aimed at this level. Excellent for the most able, but guidance needed.14 - SI unitsURL:http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/general/si_en.htmlTeacher's Description:A comprehensive page on SI units and prefixes.Very good reference site, though some guidance required to identify and select information.15 - The metric systemURL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/metric.htmlTeacher's Description:An introduction to the metric system, click on the link16 - The international system of units (SI)URL:http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/sipm.htmlTeacher's Description:A page about the international system of units (SI), with links.17 - Measures, shapes and spaceURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/lwc/Teacher's Description:Loads of fact sheets, quiz, game and worksheet to help with measuring, try the section on length, weight and capacity.The measures, shapes and space section (back) has more links too.18 - TemperatureURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/temperature/Teacher's Description:Fact sheets, quiz, worksheet and tutor notes on how to read temperature19 - DensityURL:http://www.thinkingfountain.org/d/density/density.htmlTeacher's Description:Ideas on how to introduce the concept of density. Note that not all links work. Direct pupils to click on20 - SpeedURL:http://rubble.heppell.net/simulations/nb_speed0.htmTeacher's Description:A video showing how a distance/time graph is built up as we follow a triathlon event.21 - Physics - quantities and unitsURL:http://sixthsense.osfc.ac.uk/physics1/pages/online_quiz/quantities.aspTeacher's Description:An interactive online Physics quiz. Click on22 - Comparing metric lengthURL:http://www.aaastudy.com/mea69_x6.htmTeacher's Description:Short information box with interactive practice activity and some games (US spelling).23 - VolumeURL:http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/measuring/volume/factsheet.shtmlTeacher's Description:Fact sheets, quiz, tutor notes and worksheets for learning how to measure volumeBack to top