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Surf for More Math

Lesson 3 - Measuring in Centimetres

Use these interactive activities to encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about measuring in centimetres.

 

Goals

Use a centimetre ruler and a measuring tape.

Estimate, measure, and record linear dimensions.

 

Instructions for Use

Measure It lets your child estimate, measure, and record linear dimensions.

To use Measure It, look at how long the red line is. Click on the correct answer. After your child has mastered the first level, try more difficult levels.

 

Estimating Metric Length prompts your child to use metric units to measure length.

To use Estimating Metric Length, click the "Units" or "Measure" button. To use Units, click "cm" to use centimetres. Drag the ruler to the line. Measure the length of the line. Type in the length in centimetres and press the "Enter" key. Click the "New Problem" button for the next question.

To use Measures, drag the ruler to the line. Measure the length of the line. Type in the length in centimetres and press the "Enter" key. Click the "New Problem" button for the next question.

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