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Measuring Experiments

kit #102

This diverse LAB-AIDS® provides a series of individualized activities that require students to perform increasingly sophisticated measurements. The primary focus on length over a wide range of dimensions provides ample opportunities to practice using metric units. This kit is a "must have" for science students at any level. The kit is complete for 24 students and is reusable.


  • Measure of common objects
  • Utilization of iformation from graphs
  • Measuring with tools and an astrolab
  • Measure angles
  • Determine the Earth's radius, diameter and circumference
  • Measure the distance to the Sun
  • Consider magnitude of the Solar System
  • Determine "size" of low moon vs. high moon
  • Determine diameter of the moon
  • Use of baselines and range-finder to determine distance

Content List in Measuring Experiments is as follows:

Quantity Description
1 Teacher’s Guide
50 Student Worksheets and Guides: Part I and Part II
12 Brass clips
12 LAB-AIDS® rangefinder/earth rules
24 Magnets
12 Marble balls
1 String, pkg
50 Strips, paper
12 Protractors
100 Graph paper, sheets
24 Straws
12 Weights
12 Sets of Student Activity Cards #1
12 Sets of Student Activity Cards #2
12 Sets of Student Activity Cards #3
12 Sets of Student Activity Cards #4
Number of students
Number of groups
Maximum 12 groups per period

To complete this kit requires one ~50-minute class period.

Title Item # Price Quantity
Measuring Experiments 102 $133.85