Ounces, Pounds, and Tons

What weighs more than a car? What weighs less than an apple? Weight describes how heavy something is. In this movie, you’ll learn about different units of weight, like the ounce, pound, and ton. You’ll explore weighing objects with a scale. You'll learn how to write measurements using the abbreviations oz and lbs. How many ounces are in a pound? What weighs 2 tons? Find out by watching the movie.

Ounces, Pounds, Tons Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ounces, pounds, and tons. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ounces, Pounds, and Tons. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Ounces, Pounds, and Tons Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about the customary units of weight that we call ounces, pounds, and tons. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Ounces, Pounds, and Tons topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »