# Data Collection Worksheets

### How to Collect and Organize Data

When you are a researcher, you know how collecting and organizing your data can keep you on your toes. Even if you are not a researcher, you need basic researching skills to do well in your school/ college/ workplace. Consider the ways below to hone your data collecting and organizing skills. Keep your research concise. Do not look for information that doesn't concern your field of research. Choose a data collection method. Keep all your data in one file. If you happen to have unlimited data under your table, ensure to keep it organized. You can keep them in different files and folder and tag them as per their subject matter. Use online tools for research and data collection procedures. For some, organizing data can be a hard nut to crack. However, the process can be quite easy and simple; only if you keep it simple. Consider following the tips mentioned above and keep your research process completely hassle-free.

###### What is My Unit of Measure?

Match the unit of measure to its abbreviation.

###### What is My Abbreviation?

Match the abbreviation to its unit of measure.

###### Arrangement by Length

Number the objects in order from shortest to longest. Place a 1 under the shortest object. Place a 3 under the longest object.

###### Which One is the Longest?

Circle the object with the longest side.

###### Get Shorty

Circle the object with the shortest side.

###### Arrangement by Weight

Number the objects in order from lightest to heaviest. Place a 1 under the lightest object. Place a 3 under the heaviest object.

###### Estimate My Length

Write the unit of measure that would best used to measure the length of each item. Circle the choice that gives the best estimate of each object's length.

###### Estimating Weight

Write the unit of measure that would best used to weigh each object. Circle the choice that gives the best estimate of each object's weight.

###### Which is Heavier

Circle the object that is heavier.

###### Which is Lighter?

Circle the object that is lighter.