# Mathematics / Year 2 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

Curriculum content descriptions

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

Elaborations
• comparing lengths using finger length, hand span or a piece of string
• comparing areas using the palm of the hand or a stone
• comparing capacities using a range of containers
General capabilities
• Numeracy Numeracy
ScOT terms

Area,  Volume (Dimensions),  Length,  Informal units

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