Estimating & Measuring in Centimeters

posted Jan 13, 2014, 1:13 PM by Patrick Johnson   [ updated Jan 13, 2014, 1:14 PM ]
Today students estimated and measured classroom objects in centimeters. Students learned to use their fingers and hands as estimating tools. Students found that the width of their finger is about 1 centimeter. They also discovered that the width of their hand (fingers spread) is about 10 centimeters.

Measuring objects in  centimeters.

Students placed their measurements on a numberline.