Customary Units of Measure

Liquids and Mass

How do we measure liquids in standard units?

  • fluid ounces
  • cups
  • pints
  • quarts
  • gallons


When we think of liquids we should think of the GALLON MAN!

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How can we measure liquids?

Use measuring cups, buckets, glasses, etc. to determine how much liquid you have.


How do we measure mass in customary units?

  • ounces
  • pounds
  • tons


Common Items to help us think about weight

  • 1 ounce = 5 quarters
  • 1 pound = 1 package of butter
  • 1 ton = a car


How do we measure weight?

Use a scale to determine the weight of an object.