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Now, Do You Measure Up?

In this worksheet, students will be able to concolidate their understanding of measuring accurately, equipment needed and pitfalls to be aware of.

'Now, Do You Measure Up?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Exam-Style Questions: SATs Science

Curriculum subtopic:   Exam-Style Questions: Measuring

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Worksheet Overview

Measuring accurately is such a vital part of science - without reliable measurements, there's no useful data to learn from. 

 

So that's why your EdPlace team is on the case and here to help you measure up!

 

measuring height

 

Assuming there's a good plan in place for the investigation, then taking accurate measurements and repeating them as necessary, means that there's good data in place to use to support or challenge your hypothesis and from which to draw conclusions.

 

So, with all that in mind, let's join Aaron, Lily, Pradesh and Morgan as they are setting up their investigation into the speed of toy cars. 

 

Toy cars

 

They have each chosen a toy vehicle and predicted whose will be fastest and slowest. 

They have set up a track to run the cars down and set up their data logger to measure the speed of the cars.

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