Rename and measure with centimeter cubes, using their standard unit name of centimeters.
EngageNY 60 min(s)
In this lesson, students lay centimeter cubes alongside a ruler, recognizing the meaning of the numbers on the ruler as describing the number of centimeter length units up to that number. They answer the question, "Why would we use a standard unit to measure?" and realize that the centimeter is used by people all over the world. Then they continue measuring objects using centimeter cubes.