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What Do We Measure?

In grade two we brainstormed and discovered that we measure a lot of things, we measure length, height, distance, weight, temperature and time. There are lots of other things we measure but these are the ones that first came to mind. Measuring height, how tall are you? How tall is …

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Exploring Capacity: Hands-on Learning

What is capacity? How much is a litre? These were the two questions we planned to explore. I needed to find out what prior knowledge the children had and how I could build on this. So we began with a discussion, I quickly realised that they had limited experience with …