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Lesson 3 - Comparing Lengths to a Kilometre

 

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Comparing Lengths to a Kilometre, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

 

Goal

Explain how long a kilometer is.

 

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 110-111

 

Instructions for Use

Metric Quiz lets students answer interactive questions about metric length.

To use Metric Quiz, click the 'Start' button, and a question will appear in the text field. To answer it, click on one of the answer buttons. The answer appears in a pop-up box. Correct and incorrect scores are tallied on the screen.

 

Comparing Metric Lengths helps students compare metric unit lengths.

To use Comparing Metric Lengths, click the 'Start' button. Two metric units of measure will appear in the two text fields. Click on one of the answer buttons 'Longer', 'Same As', or 'Shorter' to make the comparison. The answer appears in a pop-up box. Correct and incorrect scores are tallied on the screen.

 

Converting Metric Measurements lets students relate kilometres to other metric units of measure.

To use Converting Metric Measurements, type a number into the text field beside the metric unit to convert. Click the 'Convert' button.

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