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Tool: Measuring Fish
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Description: Students use special rulers to measure the size of fish using "binkers" a non-standard unit. Students encounter fish that are not whole number units in length and experiment with the use of fractional parts in order to determine exact measurements.
Technology Type: Sketchpad 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Authors: Steven Chanan
Piet Human
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: Sketchpad Activities for Young Learners: Grades 3-5
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