Metric Units for Mass

Don't make conversions a tonne of work! Use the quick video lesson to demonstrate conversions between grams, kilograms, and tonnes. Learners then use the practice problems to master the concept.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have pupils find the mass of different objects in grams and kilograms using a balance, then make the conversions to compare
  • Create a reference sheet with the conversion factors for learners to reference until they become comfortable with the factors
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires familiarity with grams, kilograms, and tonnes prior to the presentation

  • Includes two options for independent or group practice following the lesson presentation
  • Uses color to highlight different steps of the process

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