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4th grade Measurement



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A Measurement Escape Room

You were enjoying an evening at the zoo, wandering around and enjoying the different animal exhibits. When you made your way back to the exit, you realized you had lost track of time and the zoo had already closed with you still locked inside! "What am I going to do?" you wonder. You remember a friend, who works at the zoo, telling you about the secret staff exit. If you can find that you should be able to make your way home. Solve each problem. Then, use the answer to unlock the next question.

Make sure you use all lowercase letters!

Enter the word zoo to access the first exhibit.

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Exhibit 1

Animal Fun Fact:

An adult hippopotamus can weigh up to 2 tons.

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Nick needs 2 gallons of cider, but the store only sells quart containers.

How many quarts of cider should Nick buy?

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Exhibit 2

Animal Fun Fact:

Blue Poison Dart Frogs are about 3 centimeters long.

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Miriam asks some friends how long it takes to get to school on the bus. The line plot shows the length of time, in hours, that each friend spends on the bus.

What is the difference, in hours, between the longest and shortest amount of time spent on the bus?

Type your answer to unlock the next exhibit.

Use the "/" for the fraction bar.

Exhibit 3

Animal Fun Fact:

A male clouded leopard can weigh up to 23 kilograms!

Nathan uses a protractor to measure this angle.

What is the measure of the angle in degrees?

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Exhibit 4

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A robot makes a half turn of 180 degrees by making three turns shown.

Through how many degrees does the robot turn in turn 2?

Animal Fun Fact:

Bornean Orangutans are the colosest living relatives of humans.

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the next exhibit.

Exhibit 5

Animal Fun Fact:

Adult Orca's can be about 9 yards long.

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Below are the masses of packages received by Farah, Anna, and Michele.

Which statement about the backages is true?

  • Michele's package is one-half kilogram.
  • Farah's package is 500 grams.
  • Anna's package is 2 kilograms.

a) Farah's package has the greatest mass.
b) Michele's package has the same mass as Farah's package.
c) Anna's package has less mass than Michele's package
d) Anna's package has the least mass.

Type the letter of your answer choice to unlock the next exhibit.

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Exhibit 6

Animal Fun Fact:

Giraffes only need 5 to 30 minutes of sleep in a 24-hour period! They often achieve that in quick naps that may last only a minute or two at a time.

Franco needs to leave for practice in 2 hours. He does his homework for 45 minutes, talks to his dad for 20 minutes, and makes a snack for 25 minutes. How many minutes does Franco have left before he needs to leave for practice?

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Animal Fun Fact:
No penguins live at the North Pole.

Exhibit 7

Select all the angles that appear to have a measure of less than 90 degrees.

Type your answers in alphabetical order to unlock the next exhibit.

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Exibit 8

Animal Fun Fact:
Meerkats live in the desert but they don't drink water. They get all the water they need from the food they eat.

Hannah wants to find the perimeter of a placemat she is making. The diagram shows the placemat. Which expressions can Hannah use to find the perimeter of the placemat?

Select all the correct answers.

a. 45 + 36 + 45 + 36
b. 45 x 36
c. 2 + 45 + 36
d. (2 x 45) + (2 x 36)
e. 2(45 + 36)
f. 2(45 x 36)

Type your answers in alphabetical order to unlock the next exhibit.

Exhibit 9

Animal Fun Fact:
Red Pandas are more closely related to racoons than the black and white giant pandas.

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Carla weaves a rug in 6 days. She weaves 2 feet on the first day. She weaves 1/2 foot on each of the next 2 days. She weaves 14 inches on each of the next 3 days. How many inches of rug does Carla weave in all?

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Exhibit 10

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Garrett measures the lengths of corn cobs in his garden. The lengths of the cobs are listed below.

Which line plot could Garrett make to show these data?

Animal Fun Fact:

Flamingos are able to "run" on water, thanks to their webbed feet, to gain speed before lifting up into the sky.


You unlocked all the gates and made it out of the Zoo!


Now that you have unlocked the zoo gates, tell your teacher "I love manatees!"

so they know you are out.