# FOSS K-6 ©2005 (2nd Edition) Measurement

Grades 3 - 4Measurement, the process of quantifying observations, is one of the cornerstones of science. Measurement compares nature—the unknown—to a standard unit—the known. Through such comparison, the organization of the world becomes more comprehensive. The FOSS Measurement module consists of four investigations, each designed to emphasize a particular type of metric measurement—length, mass, temperature, and volume.

FOSS expects students to:

- Understand the necessity for standard units of measurement.
- Develop an understanding and intuitive feel for the metric system.
- Measure length and distance in meters and centimeters with a meter tape.
- Measure mass in grams with a balance and mass pieces.
- Measure liquid volume and capacity of containers in liters and milliliters with 50-ml syringes and graduated cylinders.
- Measure temperature of liquids and air in degrees Celsius with a thermometer.
- Acquire the vocabulary associated with metric measurement.
- Exercise language and math skills in the context of metric measurement.
- Apply appropriate measuring skills in everyday situations.
- Develop and refine the manipulative skills required for making and using measuring tools.
- Use scientific thinking processes to conduct investigations and build explanations: observing, communicating, comparing, and organizing.

Name | Item # | Price | Quantity | ||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Complete Module | WX742-5027 | $839.00 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Refill Package | WX742-0687 | $2.44 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Student Books (English, 8 pack) | WX542-2005 | $58.00 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Student Books (Spanish, 8 pack) | WX542-0568 | $52.95 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Science Notebook | WX1013834 | $5.95 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Teacher Preparation DVD | WX041-0196 | $69.00 | |||

FOSS K-6 © 2005 (2nd Edition): Measurement - Teacher Conversion Kit | WX742-5050 | $261.00 |