Mathematics Grade 8 (4 of 5) - Measurement

Mathematics module 4 of 5 for all students, age 12-14, wanting to build a solid foundations in 21st century mathematics
0.0 (0 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
224 students enrolled
62% off
Take This Course
  • Lectures 14
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works


Find online courses made by experts from around the world.


Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.


Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Welcome to this Mathematics Grade 8 course, module 4 of 5 on Measurement.

The aim of this course is for it to be taught in a 21st century mindset. The course is actually fun, it uses technology, the internet and general knowledge to better equip a student for real life applications.

This course is intended for absolutely age 12-14 years old whom already has a foundation phase understanding in Mathematics. This course is also suitable for any end of middle-school to start of High School (US) or Grade 7-9 (UK) teachers who want to improve upon classroom teaching methods.

This course is packed with 2+ hours of video content encouraging students to answer questions throughout the videos. There are 5 modules in total, this is module 4.

1. Numbers, Operations & Relationships.
2. Patterns, Functions & Algebra.
3. Space and Shape.
4. Measurement.
5. Data Handling.

The course has been broken into 5 modules to i) allow students to only enroll in what sections they are struggling with, ii) save the parent or student cost as each module is the price of a tutoring lesson and lastly, iii) to encourage students to break goals into bite-sized chunks. There is 16+ hours of video in all five modules.

This course is intended to be a resource to help students throughout the year, it can be completed slowly and referred to throughout your year of study. The course has been broken down into the following sub-sections, each containing their own set of videos:

  • Area and Perimeter of 2D Shapes
  • Volume and Surface Area of 3D Shapes
  • Theorem of Pythagoras


What are the requirements?

  • Basic foundation phase mathematics. Including your number line, ability to draw shapes and graphs

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand, in detail, the module Measurement including, Area and Perimeter of 2D shapes, Volume and Surface Area of 3D Shapes and the Theorem of Pythagoras.
  • Take the next step in their mathematically journey with a solid mathematically foundation
  • Critically apply mathematics to real world situations as well as have your mathematic knowledge extended past the classroom

Who is the target audience?

  • Students age 12-14 wanting to improve their mathematics
  • Set at Grade 8 level this can be any student at the end of middle school, start of high school (US) or grade 7-9 (UK)
  • Any relevant mathematics teachers wanting to improve upon classroom teaching methods.
  • Anyone wanting to build a strong foundation in introductory mathematics
  • Students from all over the world learning or wanting to learn mathematics in English can take this course, it is a cross-syllabus course
  • Anyone bored with the way mathematics is taught in the classroom and wanting a new exciting take on the subject

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

In this video you will meet your lecturer as well as get an introduction into the course.

Section 2: Area and Perimeter of 2D Shapes

In this video we going to look at the most basic of shapes to get an introduction and understand of how to find the area and perimeter of squares.


In this video we are going to extend our squares into rectangles and look at the properties that rectangles possess


This video is going to go into detail how to find the area of a triangle, no matter what the type. It is going to specifically talk about why it is half the area of a similar rectangle.


This video is going to introduce students to the ratio pi, and talk about how it is used to find the circuference and area of a circle.


In this video we are going to talk about converting of measurement units, this is a very important video to give a student a practical understanding of scale.


This is the cherry on top as it deals with how to practically apply area, and circuference into real life problem solving as we carefully work through some examples.

Section 3: Surface Area and volume of 3D Shapes

This video forms the foundation of how to solve 3D volumes and Surface Areas.


Previously we had solve the surface area and volume of a cube, this video will take us into how to extend this theory to solve for a rectangular prisim.


In this video we are going to be solving the surface area and volume of a triangular prism, this can be a tricky section so it is carefully and thouroughly explained.


Previously we converted 2D measurements, this video deals with in detail how to convert volumes and get a good understanding of various quantities.


This is a practical video that will help learners to apply what they have learnt in 3D shapes.

Section 4: Theorem of Pythagoras

Pythagoras is one of the most important and fundamental theorems in mathematics. This video deals with how Pythagoras can be used to prove whether a triangle is has a right angle or not.


Continuing with Pythagoras and right angle triangles, this video builds on even further into the power that is Pythagoras.

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Matthew Henshall, Engineer | Runner | Learner

Born and bread on the foothills of Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa. Electro-Mechanical Engineer and Running fanatic. I have been running as long as I can remember anything from 100m to 100km, in the mountains, on the road and on the track. I am constantly on the search for new information and adventures.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course