Math in the Garden: Measurement
Measurement in the Garden Activities for Kids
- went over what a ruler was,
- how it is used and
- what the numbers on it mean.
Mental Math Challenge
So what do common core standards for measurement look like?
Fifth graders should be able to convert measurements (ie, 7cm to .07m) and use these conversions in real world problems. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.A.1
For more Kids in the Garden Activities, we recommend:
The Garden Classroom, a practical guide for using the garden as a teaching tool. Full of helpful tips and tricks for gardening with kids as well as easy to implement activities that tie in academics to the garden.
This book is great for teachers looking to incorporate school gardening into their lesson plans as well as parents who are hoping to enrich their child’s learning after school!