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# Measurement

This module from the AMSI 'The Improving Mathematics Education in Schools (TIMES) project' is for teachers who wish to consolidate their content knowledge on the topics of measurement and area. There are sections that provide history and context for the topics, as well as exercises and examples of how to present and explain the concepts to students.

Year level(s) Year 6, Year 7, Year 8
Purpose Content knowledge
Keywords measurement, area, volume, perimeter, units of measurement, explicit teaching

## Curriculum alignment

Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Length, Using units of measurement, Area, volume and surface area
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
AC9M7M01
Solve problems involving the area of triangles and parallelograms using established formulas and appropriate units

AC9M7M02
Solve problems involving the volume of right prisms including rectangular and triangular prisms, using established formulas and appropriate units

AC9M6M01
Convert between common metric units of length, mass and capacity; choose and use decimal representations of metric measurements relevant to the context of a problem

AC9M8M01
Solve problems involving the area and perimeter of irregular and composite shapes using appropriate units

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P6)
Understanding units of measurement (P8, P9)