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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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Weight Training - Individual Sports 1

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Take a look at this introductory lesson on weight training. It starts off with a bit of history about the sport. Then it shows some of the equipment used in weight training: dumbbells, exercise bands, weight bench, weight belts, and...
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Fitness Notes - Weight Training

For Students 7th - 10th
In this resource, the fitness notes cover the five principles of fitness, the principles of training/exercise, and cardio-respiratory fitness. The weight training notes cover the principles of weight training, proper techniques, and the...
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Weight and Balance of an Airplane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A career in aeronautics might be calling your class members. Building from the previous two lessons in the series, learners continue analyzing the mathematics of aeronautics. Groups create a paper airplane using paperclips for balance....
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1999 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The interplay between biology and psychology is a complicated one. Learners explore the connection using free-response questions from an administered AP® exam. Scholars also ponder how bias helps people remember what they see.
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Weight Control

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars study the importance of a healthy diet.  In this weight control lesson students divide into groups and  develop a healthy lunch menu.
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Newton's Second Law and More

For Students 9th - 12th
Follow the adventures of Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster. Junior physicists calculate his weight on different planets, the force of his rocket engine, and the acceleration and velocity of his toboggan. Fluffy will challenge and entertain your...
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Guess the Weight, Height, or Length Worksheet

For Students K - 1st
Kids can estimate weight, length, and height. Here, they circle the measurement that best describes the length, height, or weight of 10 different objects. 
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EconMovies 7: Anchorman (Efficiency and Market Failures)

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How can performing cannonballs into a swimming pool help us to understand the concept of marginal analysis and efficiency? Check out this video, using clips from the movie Anchorman and informative instruction, to learn more about...
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Exploring Weight: Ounce and Pound

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this units of measure practice worksheet, students determine whether ounces or pounds should be used to weigh 4 item, estimate the weights of 4 items, solve 2 story problems, and complete 10 mixed review questions.
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Volume, Mass, and Weight

For Teachers 5th
Study the difference between mass and weight. Your math group will compare the weight of an item to the amount of space that it uses. They'll then use conversion factors to find the difference between kilograms and pounds. Essential...
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Free Body Diagrams #2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this free body diagram worksheet, students solve 14 problems using given free body diagrams. They determine the magnitude and numerical value of the normal force, they find the magnitude of the frictional forces, they determine the...
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Walk the Plank

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ahoy Mateys, it's time to walk the plank! A pirate-inspired activity has pupils record their relative weights as they walk farther down a plank. The result is a real-life linear model with a negative slope.
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Monopoly Dead Weight Loss Review

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Young economists study the graph of monopoly depicting dead weight loss and inefficiency in comparison to a graph of a perfectly competitive market.
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Free Fall Lab: Reaction Time and Hang TIme

For Students 9th - 12th
Three activities are lined up to give physicists experience with reaction and hang times. They catch a falling meter stick by sight and by sound. They also jump and use the distance to calculate hang time. In a final practice problem,...
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Dead Weight Loss - Key Graphs of Microeconomics

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
What is dead weight loss in microeconomics, and how does it relate to efficiency in a monopoly and society as a whole? An economics instructor explains these concepts in detail in a brief five-minute video.
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Newton's First Law

For Students 9th - 12th
Force acts on objects in mysterious ways ... until now! A comprehensive presentation explains the balance of forces acting on objects. Learners draw free body diagrams to show these invisible forces and make force calculations.
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Metric weight conversion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this online math worksheet, students practice making conversions between a variety of metric weight values. When complete, students submit their answers and get instant feedback regarding their accuracy.
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Horse and Cart

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can a horse pull more than its weight? A simple simulation answers this question and more. Pupils adjust the mass in a cart, the mass of the horse, the acceleration of the horse, and the angle of the tension rope between the horse and...
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Global Atmospheric Change: The Math Link

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Change up the classroom atmosphere with this interdisciplinary resource. Following along with the children's book Mr. Slaptail's Curious Contraption, these math worksheets provide practice with a wide range of topics including simple...
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Math in Science: Comparing Metric Units of Mass and Weight

For Students 9th - 12th
What units should you use for mass and weight? Be sure to weigh your choices carefully. Viewers first discover the difference between mass and weight in the second installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series. They then learn...
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Calculating Percentages and Weighted Averages

For Students 9th - 12th
How do teachers calculate test averages? Viewers learn how to calculate test averages in the fifth installment of an 11-part Math in Science video series. The video consider different situations and grading schemes to calculate weighted...
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Measure for Measure: Weight and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the friction of a particular sport.  For this weight and energy lesson students choose a sport and us the Internet to research it then present their findings to the class. 
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Mass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers participate in a qualitative discussion of the distinction between weight and mass, followed by a description of astronaut mass measurements in a zero-g environment.