# Lesson 3

Measuring with Different-Sized Units

Let’s measure things.

### 3.1: Width of a Paper

Your teacher will show you two rods. Does it take more green rods or blue rods lined up end to end to measure the width of a piece of printer paper?

### 3.2: Measurement Stations

Station 1

• Each large cube is 1 cubic inch. Count how many cubic inches completely pack the box without gaps.
• Each small cube is 1 cubic centimeter. Each rod is composed of 10 cubic centimeters. Count how many cubic centimeters completely fill the box.
cubic inches cubic centimeters
volume of the box

Station 2

Your teacher showed you a length.

• Use the meter stick to measure the length to the nearest meter.
• Use a ruler to measure the length to the nearest foot.
meters feet
length of ________________

Station 3

Watch the video.

• Count how many times you can fill the quart bottle from the gallon jug.
• Count how many times you can fill the liter bottle from the gallon jug.

quarts liters
1 gallon of water

Station 4

Use the applet to record the weights of different objects in different units.