A balance scale holding 5 pounds on the left and 3 and 2 pound weights on the right showing 3+2=5.

Addition Scale

A balance scale holding 5 pounds on the left and 3 and 2 pound weights on the right showing 3+2=5.

A scene from Hawthorne's "Grandfather's Chair." A young girl is on a large scale, being weighed for her portion in silver.

Grandfather's Chair

A scene from Hawthorne's "Grandfather's Chair." A young girl is on a large scale, being weighed for…

A teacher watches a group of students weighing apples and writing out measurement problems on the chalkboard.

Weighing Apples

A teacher watches a group of students weighing apples and writing out measurement problems on the chalkboard.

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure ounces to grams and pounds to kilograms.

Comparison Of Units Of Weight

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure ounces to grams and pounds to kilograms.