# Weight Teacher Resources

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#### Ricochet Science: Math in Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The 11 resources in the Math in Science playlist cover concepts introduced in a high school or college biology class. Topics include Comparing Metric Units of Measurement, Mass and Weight, Volume, and Length. Other videos focus on...
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#### STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### 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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#### 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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Curated OER

#### Different Weight and Capacity Worksheets

For Students 4th - 7th
Learners solve 14 word problems and 25 weight conversions.
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Curated OER

#### 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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Curated OER

#### Measures

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Estimate and explore the length and weight of classroom items using standard measurement and scales. Students will work in groups to determine appropriate measuring tools, weigh or measure items, and record their results on a data chart....
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#### Weight Game

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners estimate and compare grapefruit weights. In this weight measurement and literacy lesson, students listen to the story Nate's Big Hair and the Grapefruit in There, then estimate the weight of a grapefruit after holding it....
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Ricochet Science

#### Comparing Metric Units of Measurement

For Students 9th - 12th
What are metric units of measurement? Viewers learn about the metric system in the first installment of an 11-part Math In Science video series. After reviewing the need for units, viewers learn about different units for length.
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#### How Heavy

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st Standards
Break out the balances for this primary grade lesson plan on weight measurement. Using common elementary school manipulatives like unifix or snap cubes, young mathematicians determine the weight of four different classroom objects. A...
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Lewiston High School

#### 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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Illustrative Mathematics

#### 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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T. Smith Publishing

#### 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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Veritasium

#### 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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Exploratorium

#### 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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#### Measuring Real Stuff

For Teachers K - 1st
Looking for a good lesson plan on measurement? This one could be for ytou! Learners select and use appropriate nonstandard units to measure and compare lengths and weights of real-life objects. They use problem-solving skills to design a...
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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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#### 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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Curated OER

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders experiment with measurement. They estimate the length, volume, and weight of various objects, then rotate through stations making predictions concerning measurements and then testing their predictions.
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#### Measurement and Conversion of Units in a Recipe

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In a cross-curricular measurement and literacy lesson, your class will identify and compare cooking measurement instruments. They read a recipe and sequence a set of similar instructions in which the steps have been mixed up....
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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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#### 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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#### Magnificent Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young mathematicians investigate measurement. They engage in activities involving length, volume, weight, area, and time using standard and non-standard units of measure. The seven part lesson includes problem solving, reasoning, and...