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Measurement Mania: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun

Measurement Mania: Games and Activities That Make Math Easy and Fun

Lynette Long

ISBN: 978-0-471-04125-2

Mar 2002

128 pages

$10.99

Description

Don't Just Learn Measurement.Master It!

Brimming with fun and educational games and activities, the Magical Math series provides everything you need to know to become a master of mathematics! In each of these books, Lynette Long uses her own unique style to help you truly understand mathematical concepts as you play with everyday objects such as playing cards, dice, coins, and paper and pencil.

Inside Measurement Mania, you'll learn to take the mystery out of mea-surement! Once you've mastered the basic forms of measurement--length, volume, weight, temperature, and time--you'll learn how to measure the length of an ant in millimeters, the height of a telephone pole in feet, the volume of a bathtub in ounces, the weight of one spaghetti noodle in grams, and the temperature inside a refrigerator in Celsius.You'll discover how to tell time with a candle, create optical illusions, and measure the tallest tree in your neighborhood without climbing an inch!

So why wait? Jump right in and find out how easy it is to become a mathematics master!
THE MAGIC OF MEASUREMENT.

MEASURING LENGTH AND DISTANCE IN ENGLISH AND METRIC UNITS.

Feet First!

Hands Up.

Body Parts.

Jump Start.

A Simple Ruler.

A Tall Order.

The Magnificent Mile.

Area Mosaic.

Optical Illusions.

Room Redocorating.

Conversion Cards.

Metric Measuring Tape.

Little Dolls, Real People.

Neighborhood Distances.

Kilometer Vacations.

Dancing Decimal Points.

Metric-English Frenzy.

MEASURING VOLUME IN ENGLISH AND METRIC UNITS.

Spoons Abound.

Measuring Cup.

When Is a Cup Not a Cup?

A Square Cup.

It's a Party.

Volume Addition.

Measuring Milliliters.

Create a Liter Cube.

The Price Is Right.

MEASURING WEIGHT IN ENGLISH AND METRIC UNITS.

Outer Space.

One Ounce.

One Pound.

Estimating Weights.

Guess and Weigh.

One Ton.

Grams and Milligrams.

MEASURING TEMPERATURE IN DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND CELSIUS.

Water, Water Everywhere.

What's the Temperature?

MEASURING TIME.

Ten Times!

Candle Hour Power.

Create a Sundial.

Clock Search.

All Over the United States.

Measurement Master Certificate.

Index.