## Measuring area using informal units

Activity type: Video

## Measuring area using informal units

Course
Mathematics
Section
Area
Outcome
Comparing area using informal units.
Activity Type
Video
Activity ID
3390

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## United States – Common Core State Standards

• ##### 3.MD – Measurement & Data
• Mathematics

• 3.MD.5 – Recognize area as an attribute of plane figures and understand concepts of area measurement.

• 3.MD.5.b – A plane figure which can be covered without gaps or overlaps by n unit squares is said to have an area of n square units.

## Australia – Australian Curriculum

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Using units of measurement

• ACMMG037 – Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

• ##### Measurement and Geometry
• Shape

• ACMMG087 – Compare the areas of regular and irregular shapes by informal means

## New Zealand – National Standards

• ##### 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 3.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the duration of events, using linear whole-number scales and applying basic addition facts to standard units

• ##### 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
• 4.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, weights, and temperatures of objects and the duration of events, reading scales to the nearest whole number and applying addition, subtraction, and simple multiplication to standard units

## United Kingdom – National Curriculum

This activity is not included in United Kingdom – National Curriculum.

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