Worth Their Weight
Students weigh various circulating coins in grams, and record their findings on a data chart for comparisons. They compare weights of coins and use subtraction of decimals to find the difference.
3rd - 5th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Lightest and Heaviest—Sorting Algorithms
How do computers sort data lists? Using eight unknown weights and a balance scale, groups determine the order of the weights from lightest to heaviest. A second activity provides the groups with other methods to order the weights. The...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Unit Conversions and Problem Solving with Metric Measurement
Convert young mathematicians' knowledge of place value into an understanding of the metric system with this five-lesson unit. Through a series of problem solving activities and practice exercises, students learn about the relationship...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Representing, Identifying, and Comparing Integers
This resource will knock your "sox" off! It comes with so many worksheets, projects, and other attachments that help you prepare your mathematicians to see positive and negative integers in the real world, including the White Sox stadium...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Convert Metric Units of Weight
How big is a gram versus a kilogram? How do you know? Learners tackle this question in the fourth of five videos focused on knowing the relative sizes of measurement units. A review of the term conversion and using a conversion chart is...
6 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed