# Mathematics / Year 4 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

Curriculum content descriptions

Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume (ACMMG290)

Elaborations
• comparing areas using grid paper
• comparing volume using centicubes
• recognising that metric units are not the only units used throughout the world, for example measuring the area of floor space using tatami mats (Japan), using squares for room and house area (Australia)
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Square metres

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