This book addresses predicting, weight, and measurement. This book could easily be used with younger grades to encourage them to make predictions abouThis book addresses predicting, weight, and measurement. This book could easily be used with younger grades to encourage them to make predictions about which animal would sink the boat based on weight....more

This is a great book to use to introduce measurement and the metric system. It covers length, weight, and volume measurements using meters, liters, anThis is a great book to use to introduce measurement and the metric system. It covers length, weight, and volume measurements using meters, liters, and grams. This is useful for both math and science....more

This book would be great to introduce standard measurements (inch) to students who are used to working with nonstandard measurements. It could also beThis book would be great to introduce standard measurements (inch) to students who are used to working with nonstandard measurements. It could also be used for a science lesson explaining a food web....more

This book is clever in its use of key vocabulary terms and explaining how to use circumference. This could be used to introduce vocabulary in a memoraThis book is clever in its use of key vocabulary terms and explaining how to use circumference. This could be used to introduce vocabulary in a memorable way....more

This book could be used for math lessons to examine measuring in both standard and nonstandard measures. This could also be used in a science class ifThis book could be used for math lessons to examine measuring in both standard and nonstandard measures. This could also be used in a science class if the class is studying dogs. Students who have dogs, or other pets, could do similar measures of their pets and bring the results back to school to compare....more

This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand.This book addresses the metric system. It uses language that is too complicated for a first grade class unless the language is scaffolded before hand. The book shows the different ways in which Lisa, the main character's aunt, uses the metric system in a laboratory. This is another electronic book, which allows for a great way to incorporate technology. The book also references manipulatives that you can print out for the students to use to visually compare the different measures in the metric system. ...more