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Which Weighs More? Which Weighs Less?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Expand the the comparative language of young mathematicians with a hand-on weight measurement activity. Working independently or in pairs, children compare the weight of large wooden blocks to various other classroom objects, recording...
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Which Unit of Measure

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Would you use inches or miles to measure a finger? How would you measure the water in a pool, or milk in a carton? Reinforce units of measurement with your first grade class. Learners circle the correct unit of measurement for each...
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Application Problems Involving Units of Weight

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Apply mathematics skills with this word problem involving units of weight. Sal assesses the given data, converts tons into pounds, divides, and simplifies his answer. This concept is very well explained and would fit nicely into a full...
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May the Force Be with You: Weight

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Too much material will weigh you down. The sixth segment in a series of 22 highlights how weight affects a plane. Pupils learn that engineers take the properties of materials, including weight, when designing something. 
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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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Measuring Instruments for Physics-SPRING BALANCE

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A step-by-step demonstration of how to use a spring scale is presented to the viewers by a gentle female narrator. For your flipped classroom, you can have learners view this at home and then come to class to practice measuring weight...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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How Heavy

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A graphic...
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Weight and Mass & Forces in Equilibrium

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
I would weigh less on the moon? Send me there, then! On the top of the first page, a cartoon image demonstrates the difference between Earth and the moon. It then goes on to describe weight and mass and provides five practice problems...
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Common Measures

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Try introducing this assigment on converting measurement by presenting a scenario: "Last night I found a recipe for cookies, and it called for a half pint of butter. All I had was measuring cups - what should I do?" As learners discuss...
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Compare and Convert Customary Units of Weight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Using the customary units for weight (ounces, pounds, and tones), this video shows how to convert between the two. After reviewing the basic idea of what an ounce, pound, and ton is, the video shows two examples using conversion...
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World's Heaviest Weight

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Measuring large forces is a challenging endeavor. An installment in the Veritasium playlist explains the process of calibrating a force transducer on a weight measure of 1,000,000 pounds of force, an important application in jet production.
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What Unit of Measurement?

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
If you're measuring a bicycle, would you use inches, feet, or yards? What about when you measure a shoe, or a flagpole? Explore measurement with this worksheet, which prompts third graders to use their critical-thinking skills. Three...
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Tired Weight

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
You don't need a scale to determine weight. This activity provides a way to use the concepts of air pressure and surface area to determine the weight of a vehicle by calculating the amount of weight each tire supports.
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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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Real-life Problems, Money, and Weight

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Solve five word problems involving money and weight. After studying the example at the top, which demonstrates how to write out the equation in a word problem, fourth graders work on adding large numbers in money and measurement. Here is...
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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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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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Longer and Heavier? Shorter and Heavier?

For Teachers K Standards
For many young children it seems obvious that longer objects are heavier than shorter objects. This assumption is put to the test as the class investigates the relationship between length and weight in a whole-group activity. Using a...
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Mass vs. Weight

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Why do you weigh more in space? Each individual in your class explores this question and others as they determine the mass and weight of different objects using two types of scales. They perform conversions and discuss their results,...
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Measurement Mystery

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Turn a nighttime toe stubbing into an informative discussion about the properties of matter. An intriguing physical science video encourages learners to use their knowledge of matter and mass to identify a mystery object based on...
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Converting Units of Measure

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Follow six steps to implement this series of metric worksheets. Here, mathematicians exhibit their knowledge of problem solving, while converting units of measurement and label their answers with the applicable unit name.
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Measurement: The Size is Right

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Specific learning goals are grouped for different grade levels spanning pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. After preparing the questions and materials, you call a learner to come in front of the class and play the game. Young learners...

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