Measurement KS2 Maths. Looking for interesting ways to learn about Maths Measurement? These free to use web based activities could be just the thing. Useful for ages 8-11 years, KS2. Improve your child's maths skills while they have fun.
Imperial Measurements Interactive
Before we started using metric measurements, we used imperial measurements with feet, pounds and stones.
Maths Quiz On Measurement Video
A demonstration of how to read scales. Participants in a maths quiz are asked to read different scales and explain how they worked out their answers. Scales are read on a measuring jug, number lines, weighing scales and from a measuring tape. Not all the points on the scales are labelled so the participants must work out how to read them.
Measuring Distance Video
In the Panto House the Ugly Sisters are watching too much television and eating cakes. Buttons finds what he thinks is a TV remote control as he is tidying up. When he presses the buttons he finds it controls the Ugly Sisters. Buttons makes them go round the block. They are made to walk fast until Buttons has lost them. How can he direct them back home? Two questions of increasing difficulty show an overview map of the rectangular route round the block and the distances travelled as well as a related area and perimeter question.
Measuring Large Objects Video
An introduction to the measurement of large things. The length of a blue whale - 30 metres - is equivalent to a class of children or three buses. Whales eat krill. Each mouthful is 40,000 litres. A blue whale is equivalent in weight to 25 elephants and weighs 170,000 kilograms.
Rulers And Thermometers Video
An archaeologist uses a ruler to measure a piece of leather. He measures using centimetres and tenths of centimetres. The leather measures 3.3cm. A thermometer is set out in intervals of tenths of a degree and records a temperature of 27 degrees.
Units Of Measurement Video
Different units of measurement are used for familiar everyday objects found in the home. The objects are: a bag of potatoes, milk, kitchen foil, butter, orange juice and shampoo. The measurements of grams, kilograms, litres, millilitres and metres are used to match up the objects.