Resources tagged with: Mass and weight

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Broad Topics > Measuring and calculating with units > Mass and weight

Being Resourceful - Primary Measures

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Being Resilient - Primary Measures

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that may require resilience.

Being Collaborative - Primary Measures

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Curious - Primary Measures

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.

Order, Order!

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

Do You Measure Up?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Working with Dinosaurs

Age 7 to 11

This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.

2010: A Year of Investigations

Age 5 to 14

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Weighing Fruit

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you use this information to estimate how much the different fruit selections weigh in kilos and pounds?

Weigh to Go

Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.

Measure for Measure

Age 5 to 11

This article, written for students, looks at how some measuring units and devices were developed.

Watermelons

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These watermelons have been entered into a competition. Use the information to work out the number of points each one was awarded.

What's My Weight?

Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

There are four equal weights on one side of the scale and an apple on the other side. What can you say that is true about the apple and the weights from the picture?

Pies

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

Oranges and Lemons

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

On the table there is a pile of oranges and lemons that weighs exactly one kilogram. Using the information, can you work out how many lemons there are?

Money Measure

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?