Knowledge of measurement can be taken for granted. However, it is critical for many aspects of everyday life, from telling time to knowing if a substance's temperature is dangerously hot or cold. This title offers accessible explanatory text that breaks down concepts related to important measuring skills, including measuring distance, area, volume, round objects, weight, and angles. Fact boxes titled “Compare and Contrast” and “Consider This” encourage critical thinking and real-life connections. Each spread also features rich images that demonstrate measuring applications. Complete with exercises to put measuring knowledge into action, this title is sure to launch readers' ability to use measurement in their everyday lives!