Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACMMG290

Compare objects using familiar metric units of area and volume

Elaborations

  • 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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