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Customary Units of Capacity and Weight

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Six straightforward word problems require learners to use customary units of capacity (pints, quarts, cups, gallons) on this assignment. In order to answer each question, they must write an explanation in the form of a mathematical...
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Units of Measurement

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Challenge your second graders with a worksheet on units of measurement! Not only do they put their measurement skills to the test, but kids practice word problem strategies as well. The second part of the resource prompts students to...
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Problems with Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Yards or inches? Understanding measurements has a lot to do with units, so give scholars some scenarios and have them choose the appropriate unit. There are six labeled images here requiring weight, distance, length, and capacity. They...
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Converting Imperial Capacity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Do your classes know how many pints are in the gallon of milk in their fridges? A video presentation explains the conversion factor between pints and gallons and demonstrates how to convert between the two measurements. Learners then...
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It's All in the Measurements

For Teachers 6th
Study customary measurements with your sixth graders. They will investigate linear and capacity measurements to then measure and convert linear and capacity units. Finally they will work in small groups to conduct experiments. Resources...
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Back To the Basics: Measurement

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Lead the class in a review of the basic concepts and procedures involved in measuring length, weight, and volume. After whole group instruction, small groups and individuals practice measuring by completing a variety of fun activities...
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Study Jams! Units of Measurement

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
As Mia and RJ discuss measurement, your class is introduced to the customary and metric systems for measuring mass, capacity, weight, and length. Temperature scales are also introduced. This resource can help set the foundation for later...
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Lungometer

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Life science learners construct lung-o-meters from gallon-sized milk jugs and then measure their lung capacities. For older young scholars, have them graph the vital lung capacities of each person in the class. Cross-curricular pieces...
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Capacity & Volume

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Looking for a well-done presentation on capacity and volume? Then this presentation is for you! Capacity and volume are commonly mistaken for each other by young mathematicians. Of course, one is a measurement of how much a container...
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Twice the Rice, or More?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students review the metric and customary systems of measurement. In groups, they experiment with rice to discover the difference between the two systems. They record their observations on a worksheet and examine how capacity differs. To...
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Measurement Concepts - Reteach 8.1

For Students 3rd
In this measurement worksheet, 3rd graders estimate then measure 4 different objects using paper clips and cubes. Definitions of measuring weight, length, and capacity are provided.
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Comparing Non-Standard Unit to Measurement for Capacity

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students compare units of measurement. In this liquid measurements lesson, students experiment with the standard liter unit of measurement compared to non-standard measurements.  They divide of up into 3 groups and each group performs a...
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Determination of the Specific Heat Capacity of a Solid by the Method of Mixtures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Knowing an item's specific heat capacity helps determine its uses, such as a low heat capacity for a soup spoon and a high heat capacity for home insulation. Scholars find the specific heat capacity of a metal ball in the 10th lesson of...
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Getting the Job Done—Speed, Work, and Measurement Units

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do you convert from one measurement to another? Pupils use unit rates to convert measurements from one unit to another in the 21st segment in a 29-part series. They convert within the same system to solve length, capacity, weight,...
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Virtual Lab: Measuring the Heat Capacity of an Engine Coolant

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Combine automotive science with chemistry! Young scholars investigate an alternative to the traditional engine coolant. They mix the chemicals virtually and collect data to determine the specific heat capacity. 
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U-Values and Specific Heat Capacity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you want to keep warm, learn how chemistry can help you choose materials when building a house. The video informs pupils how to interpret a u-value in relation to a given material. In addition, the instructor explains specific heat...
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Measurement

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Build a basic understanding of units of measure and create a great foundation for your learners. The lesson gives a complete overview of everything measurement, from types of measurement to rounding to conversions — it has it all! 
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Liquid Measurements

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
This capacity PowerPoint allows students to experiment with capacity measurements. The slides contain several directions on how to measure cups of water and pour them into different sized containers. This PowerPoint enables students to...
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Polygon Perimeters

For Teachers 3rd Standards
What are polygons? Learners find the perimeter of various geometric figures that the teacher has drawn in chalk on the sidewalk. A worksheet to record their measurements is provided. Get your third graders outside and exploring the world...
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Volume and Capacity

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Differentiated instruction through leveled learning contracts boosts scholars' knowledge of volume and capacity. Participants split into three groups based on ability and interest before choosing three activities from their learning...
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Metric to Imperial Capacity

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
From pints to milliliters or gallons to liters, a conversion is just one operation away. Using a series of examples, a lesson presentation demonstrates how to convert standard and metric units of volume. After the presentation,...
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Heat Transfer and Heat Capacity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to increase the heat! Young chemists demonstrate heat transfer and heat capacity in an activity-packed lab, showing the transitions between solid, liquid, and gaseous phases of materials. Individuals plot data as the changes...
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Customary and Metric Measurement

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Through a series of worksheets, mathematicians practice with various concepts of measurement. Conveniently, the 6 pages are easily broken up for individual assignments, and seem to progress in difficulty. Math concepts include drawing...
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Measurement (Lengths)

For Teachers 2nd
Kids list the different materials that can be used in measuring the lengths of objects (standard and nonstandard units of measurement). They directly compare the lengths of given objects and recognize the various units of measurements....

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