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Mathematics / Year 5 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Choose appropriate units of measurement for length, area, volume, capacity and mass (ACMMG108)

Elaborations
  • recognising that some units of measurement are better suited for some tasks than others, for example kilometres rather than metres to measure the distance between two towns
  • investigating alternative measures of scale to demonstrate that these vary between countries and change over time, for example temperature measurement in Australia, Indonesia, Japan and USA
General capabilities
  • Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Kilograms,  Metres

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