Estimating And Measuring Weight: Grams And Kilograms
In this measuring instructional activity, students will estimate the weight of 10 objects and record information in grams and kilograms. Then students will weigh the objects and record the actual weight to complete a table.
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Relationships Between Formal Measurement Units: Measure and Record Mass in Kilograms and Grams
Teach the masses about the metric system with this hands-on measurement lesson. Given a fruit or vegetable, learners estimate, measure, and convert its mass using the metric units gram and kilogram.
3rd - 8th 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
Estimate Mass in Kilograms Using Benchmarks
Introduce your class to the idea of estimating mass by using a benchmark for comparison. First, they review what a kilogram is as it relates to weight. Then, they are introduced to the idea of a benchmark. Here, benchmarks are items that...
4 mins 3rd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed