Measurement: Parcel in the Post

Australian curriculum number (ACMMG084; ACMMG290)

Students explore practical applications of measurement, in particular mass and dimensions.

This sequence is for students who:

  • are competent with measuring using centimetres and millimetres.
  • understand that volume is based on three dimensions and it describes the amount of space taken up by an object.


Lesson 1: Parcel in the Post

Students try to find the most cost-efficient way to package a variety of items to post domestically through Australia Post, using official Australia Post pricing documentation.


Last updated June 14 2020.