# Comparing Objects

### Length, Capacity, Weight & Temperature

#### Study Guide Comparing Objects

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COMPARING OBJECTS When you compare two objects, you identify how the objects are ALIKE and how they are DIFFERENT. When comparing two objects, you can compare the objects’ characteristics, such as: HOW LONG AN OBJECT IS (Length): The snake is LONGER than the worm. Units of measurements used when measuring length: Inches Inches are used to measure small objects, like a pencil. A ruler is 12 inches long. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Feet Used to measure larger objects, like a person One foot = 12 inches Yards Used to measure even larger objects, like a field 1 yard = 3 feet or 36 inches Centimeters Used to measure small objects, like an eraser Meters Used to measure larger objects, like a playground. One meter = 100 centimeters (which is a little longer than 39 inches) © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
HOW WIDE AN OBJECT IS (Width) The truck is WIDER than the car. You can use the same units of measurements listed above for measuring length when measuring the width of something: inches, feet, yards, centimeters, and meters. HOW MUCH AN OBJECT WEIGHS: The elephant weighs MORE than the caterpillar. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Units of measurements used when measuring weight: Ounces (oz = abbreviation for ounce) 5 nickels and three dimes together weigh about 1 ounce. 1 ounce = a little more than 28 grams…so 1 ounce weighs MORE than 1 gram. Grams (g = abbreviation for gram) 2 nickels and 2 dimes together weigh about 1 gram. Pounds (lb = abbreviation for pound) 1 pound = 16 ounces Kilograms (kg = abbreviation for kilogram) 1 kilogram = a little more than 2 pounds 1 kilogram = a little more than 35 ounces HOW MUCH LIQUID AN OBJECT HOLDS: A gallon holds MORE milk than a cup. © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.
Units of measurements used when measuring how much liquid an object holds: Cup: 1 cup = ½ pint Pint: 1 pint = 2 cups Quart: 1 quart = 4 cups or 2 pints Gallon: 1 gallon = 4 quarts or 8 pints © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. Permission is granted for the purchaser to print copies for non-commercial educational purposes only. Visit us at www.NewPathLearning.com.