Unit Goal: Children use blocks as an alternative measurement tool to compare the length and height of objects.
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- Blocks in a Row. Children will use 1" blocks to develop a conceptual understanding of comparison words: same, longer and shorter.
- Block by Block. Children will use 1" blocks to measure the length of objects.
- How Tall Am I? Children will compare and contrast their height to others.
- Speedway. Children will conduct an investigation to explore how changing a variable may affect the distance a car toy travels down a ramp.