Beakman explains the history behind the creation of measurements. He mentions that King Edward II declared that all measurements would be universal and that he created the inch by putting three barley seeds end to end. Through this process, he created standarized measurement. Beakman explains how to get an approximate measurement of something large by using its shadow and the shadow of the measuring stick.
The CyberSquad figures out how to measure one cup of sand using a two-cup measure and a three-cup measure. They simplify the problem by breaking it down into two actions: pouring and filling. Only after breaking the problem down do they come to the solution.
Gollywood stars Brittany and Mary Pat, also known as The Wholesome Twins, are arguing over the size of their squares etched in the floor. Mary Pat accuses Brittany of making her square bigger, and the CyberSquad steps in to check if her claim is true. Brittany shows the squad how she measured the size of the square, and she started at the 1 inch mark instead of the 0 inch mark. After Matt, Inez, and Jackie explain that she needs to start any measurement at the 0 inch mark, they measure both squares again and find them to be the same size.
Bill shows how units of length, such as a meter, can be used to measure the mass of an object. He mentions a few unit conversions, most notably that a liter of water is equivalent to a kilogram and stresses that only three-tenths of a meter and water are needed to measure an object's mass.