# Check to make sure you have the following on your desk: Envelope (markers, string) Ruler - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Check to make sure you have the following on your desk: Envelope (markers, string) Ruler Tape Measure Laminated Sheet. Numbers on a Tape Measure. Agri-science Mr. Bailey. Table Partner Work. Define the word “measurement” 30 seconds

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• Check to make sure you have the following on your desk:

• Envelope (markers, string)

• Ruler

• Tape Measure

• Laminated Sheet

## Numbers on a Tape Measure

Agri-science

Mr. Bailey

### Table Partner Work

• Define the word “measurement”

• 30 seconds

• How is measurement used in Agriculture (examples of what measurement is used for)

### Measurement

• The process or the result of determining the ratio of a physical quantity, such as a length, time, temperature etc.

### Table Partner Work

• Figure out the length and width of the table using your hand(s)

• Figure out the length and width of the table using the piece of string in the envelope

### Indirect Measurement

• A technique that uses proportions to find a measurement when direct measurement is not possible.

### Indirect Devices

• Device used to determine measurement and then transferred to a ruler or scale

• String, foot, hand

### Table Partner Work

• Figure out the length and width of the table using the tape measure provided for you

### Direct Measurement

• A process of obtaining the measurement of some entity by reading a measuring tool

### Direct Devices

• Devices that provide a measuring scale on the device

• Ruler, measuring tape, yard stick

### What are the little marks on the tape measure?

• These are called tick marks

• How many tick marks are in an inch?

• Represents 1/16 of an inch

• 1/8

• 10/16 = 5/8

• 3/4

• 13/16