Title image: The long and the short

The long and the short

Practise measuring length and converting units of measurement.

boy measuring string as girl looks on

Find out more by watching the ABC video Measuring length and distance and the NSW Department of Education's webpage Stage 3 – metric units.

Go to Activity 1

Do you know what unit you would use to measure the length of a staple? Learn about millimetres and centimetres.

Go to activity 2

How do you convert kilometres into metres and metres into kilometres? Learn about metres and kilometres.

Go to activity 3

Test your knowledge of converting units of measurement; between millimetres, centimetres, metres and kilometres.

Teaching notes (.DOCX 34KB)