Measuring Lengths

In this lesson, you'll learn about using measurement units. 

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Measuring

Length

Measuring length, height or distance

Measuring

Match the words with the right sentence

Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Height
 
The yard fences are 18 metres long.
Length
 
Jason was very tall.
Distance
 
The cattle truck has to travel 380km today.

Symbols for measuring

Order the symbols

match words to symbols

Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Centimetres
 
mm
metres
 
cm
millimetres
 
m
kilometres
 
km

Match sentences

Сombine elements from the left column with the elements on the right
Mary is 160cm tall.
 
This is measured in centimetres.
Chandra threw the ball 3m.
 
This is measured in metres.
There is a 100km drive from Cairns to Innisfail.
 
This is measured in kilometres.
The timber needed to be cut 5mm.
 
This is measured in milliimetres.

mm and cm

cm and mm

m and km

Estimate how long this person's step is

Estimate how thick this fingernail is

Which items measure length and width

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