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# I want to learn about: Measurement & Data

Learn about measurements and data for elementary mathematics with Smartick. Exercises, theory, tutorials, and teaching resources for measurements and data for elementary aged children. Here you will find posts about measurements and data to make learning easier and more fun.

Mar24

## How to Solve Mass Conversion Problems

In today’s post, we are going to see some examples of mass conversion problems with different units of mass and we will look at how to solve them.  Remember that previously, we have seen how to solve conversion problems with distance measures. Before beginning with the conversion problems with mass measures, you should review the […]

Feb06

## Learn How to Solve a Time Word Problem

In today’s post, we are going to work with time word problems. We’ll take a look at some examples and solve them together. Let’s begin! Time Word Problem 1: The Sailboat Race In a sailboat race, the winning boat completed two distances in the following times: 2 min 22 seconds and 3 min 45 seconds.  How […]

Nov07

## Mass Measurement Problems

In the U.S. the most common units for measuring mass are the ounce (oz) and the pound (lb). Technically, the pound is a measure of force, not mass, and the ounce can be a unit of volume or weight, which makes things even more confusing! But I won’t nitpick here! What is more important is […]

Oct20

## Classification: First Steps towards Logical-Mathematical Thinking

Within logical-mathematical knowledge is the process of classification, which represents the first steps towards learning more complex mathematical concepts. Classification generates a series of mental relations through which children group objects according to similarities and differences, depending on different criteria: shape, color, size, etc… These relationships are the basis for the construction of logical-mathematical thinking. […]