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### Metric units and using instruments: Year 3 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 3 is for the topic of Metric units and using instruments. Students develop understanding and use of metric units to estimate, measure, order and compare objects according to their length, mass and capacity.

### First steps in mathematics: Measurement – Book 1

The content of this book is organised into topics including understanding units, and direct measuring.

### What needs to be measured determines the unit of measurement: K–2 Year A – Unit 17

This two-week unit introduces students to formal units of measurement in length and further develops student knowledge, understanding and skills of uniform informal units of measurement.

### Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies Years F–2 Sample assessment task: Stepping out worksheet

This PDF is a worksheet that accompanies the years F-2 sample assessment task called Stepping out.

### Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies Years F–2 Sample assessment task: Stepping out

This resource provides strategies for assessing aspects of the Digital Technologies subject in the Australian Curriculum that relate to data using contexts from other learning areas and General Capabilities, including Mathematics, Numeracy and Literacy. The resource includes an assessment planner and rubric, as well as ...

### Drone safety lesson: How close, how far?

This lesson provides an authentic context to develop skills of estimation and measuring length. It provides an opportunity for students to connect decimal representations to the metric system and convert from centimetres to metres, and metres to kilometres. It also provides a context to investigate and become familiar with ...

### Squirt: three containers

Examine the relationships between capacities of various containers. Look at three containers that may have different diameters, heights and shapes. Fill a container and squirt liquids between the containers to establish the proportional relationship. Work out the third 'unlinked' relationship from two known relationships. ...

### Convert me

Students explore measurement prefixes and convert between units of measurement.

### Pour to decide

Use this diagnostic task to assess if students know about capacity and comparing containers based on how much they hold.

### Which lunchbox holds more?

Use this diagnostic task to assess what students know about volume and units to compare volumes.

### Volume and surface area: prisms: Year 9 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 9 is for the topic of Volume and surface area: prisms. Students solve problems involving the surface area and volume of right prisms.

### First steps in mathematics: Measurement – Book 2

A guide to teaching about measurement including indirect measuring, and estimating.

### Diagnostic task: Volume of prisms

Use these diagnostic tasks, Volume of prisms (1) and Volume of prisms (2), to assess a student’s understanding of working out the volume of rectangular prisms and a formula for volume.

### What needs to be measured determines the unit of measurement: K-2 Year A – Unit 3

What needs to be measured determines the unit of measurement– this unit introduces students to measurement using direct and indirect comparison.

### How Full Is a Bucket? - Calculate

This team-based game challenges students to use metric units of volume and to make capacity estimates for various containers.

### Objects can be sorted and classified in different ways: K–2 Year A – Unit 19

This two-week unit develops student knowledge, understanding and skills with two-dimensional (2D) shapes, three-dimensional (3D) objects and volume.

### A piece of cake

In this lesson, students build on their skills in finding volumes and surface areas of prisms and cylinders to design a multi-level celebration cake for a party. They use mathematical modelling to vary the size and shape of the component cakes and to calculate how much frosting is needed.

### Work sample Year 9 Mathematics: Cylinder volume

This work sample demonstrates evidence of student learning in relation to aspects of the achievement standards for Year 9 Mathematics. The primary purpose for the work sample is to demonstrate the standard, so the focus is on what is evident in the sample not how it was created. The sample is an authentic representation ...

### Unit cubes and volume

This lesson uses unit cubes and hollow objects to demonstrate the concept of volume and the units used.

### Informal units: Year 2 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 2 is for the topic of Informal units. Students extend their understanding of uniform informal units to measure and compare the lengths, mass and capacities.