Measuring mass

We are learning to:

  • Build a set of scales

I succeed when I can:

  • Build a set of scales that can measure mass

Joblist:

  • Starters
  • Build a set of scales:
    • beam balance
    • rubber bands
    • spring

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Starters

  1. What is your mass? (How heavy are you)?
  2. Choose from: 1kg, 1000kg, 1g
    1. One litre of water weighs....
    2. One ton of water weighs....
    3. One ml of water weighs...
  3. 1000 grams = ___ kg
  4. 1000 kilograms = _____tonne
  5. Choose from: Volume, Mass, Temperature
    1. How heavy
    2. How hot
    3. How much space it takes up
  6. Write the missing words:
    1. We measure how heavy something is using S_____
    2. We use K_____ (kg) or G______ (g)
    3. Really heavy things are measured in T______
  7. How many:
    1. Grams in one kilogram?
    2. Kilograms in one tonne?
    3. Milligrams in one gram?
    4. Millilitres in one litre?
    5. Millimetres in one metre?
    6. What does "Milli" mean?

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  1. What is your mass? (How heavy are you)? 80kg
  2. Choose from: 1kg, 1000kg, 1g
    1. One litre of water weighs....1kg
    2. One ton of water weighs.... 1000 kg
    3. One ml of water weighs... 1g
  3. Choose from: Volume, Mass, Temperature
    1. How heavy mass
    2. How hot temperature
    3. How much space it takes up Volume
  4. 1000 grams = 1 kg
  5. 1000 kilograms = 1 tonne
  6. Write the missing words:
    1. We measure how heavy something is using SCALES
    2. We use KILOGRAMS (kg) or GRAMS (g)
    3. Really heavy things are measured in TONS
  7. How many:
    1. Grams in a kilogram? 1000
    2. Kilograms in a tonne? 1000
    3. Milligrams in a gram? 1000
    4. Millilitres in one litre? 1000
    5. Millimetres in one metre? 1000
    6. What does "Milli" mean? 1000