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Which of the following is the smallest unit of measure?

A

km

B

m

C

cm

D

mm

Which of the following is the largest unit of measure that would be used to measure distance travelled in a car?

A

mm

B

cm

C

m

D

km

The length of an object is...

A

The measurement from end to end

B

The measurement from bottom to top

C

The measurement from side to side

D

All of the above

What is the height of an object?

A

The measurement from side to side

B

The measurement from end to end

C

Any part of it

D

The measurement from bottom to top

What is the width of an object?

A

The measurement from end to end

B

The measurement from top to bottom

C

The measurement from side to side

D

The largest measurement

Name some things you might measure in millimetres (mm)

Name things that you could measure in centimetres (cm).

Name as many things as possible that you would measure in metres (m)

Which measurement would you use to measure the height of a mirror?

A

milllimetres

B

metres

C

kilometres

D

any of the above

Which measurement would you measure the length of a ladybird?

A

kilometres

B

meters

C

millimetres

D

any of the above

Which measurement fits best for the length of a great white shark?

A

30cm

B

4.5 metres

C

100 millimetres

D

45 kilometres

Which measurement would you use for the distance between Oxford and London?

A

30 metres

B

82 kilometres

C

63 centimentres

D

100 centimetres

What kinds of things or distances would you measure in kilometres?

Starter - Units of measure

mm

cm

m

km

millimetres

kilometres

centimetres

metres

smallest unit of measure

largest unit of measure

larger than mm but smaller than m

larger than cm, smaller than km