The World Almanac® for Kids Elementary now has a brand-new math topic area. Math: Measurement features age-appropriate, curricular articles covering the two main types of measurement (metric and U.S. customary) and the ways to measure different dimensions. Each chapter also includes four-color images and diagrams.
Subjects covered in Math: Measurement include:
- Understanding Measurement: Chapters include “What Is Measurement?”, “Why Measurement Is Important,” and “Two Systems of Measurement.”
- Length: Chapters include “What Is Length?”, “Measuring Length with Nonstandard Units,” “Measuring Length with Customary Units,” and “Measuring Length with Metric Units.”
- Perimeter, Area, and Volume: Chapters include “Measuring Perimeter,” “Measuring Area,” and “Measuring Volume.”
- Capacity and Liquid Volume: Chapters include “What Is Capacity?”, “What Is Liquid Volume?” and “Measuring Capacity and Liquid Volume.”
- Weight and Mass: Chapters include “Weight or Mass?”, “Measuring Weight,” and “Measuring Mass.”
- Temperature: Chapters include “What Is Temperature?”, “Measuring Temperature,” and “Why Temperature Is Important.”
Math: Measurement also features Fun Facts articles (such as “What Is a Smoot?”), editorially selected videos, and games and puzzles that reinforce lesson concepts. The new topic complements Math: Geometry, which features sections on plane shapes such as circles and triangles, solid shapes, points and lines, angles, and coordinate geometry.
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