Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources


Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume


  • comparing areas using grid paper (Skills: Numeracy, Intercultural Understanding)
  • comparing volume using centicubes (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • 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) (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)

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