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Measuring mass using informal units

  • Grade: Year 2
    Activity type: Video

Measuring mass using informal units

Course
Mathematics
Grade
Year 2
Section
Mass
Outcome
Measure mass with informal units using a balance scale
Activity Type
Video
Activity ID
3408

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  • Year 1
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG019 – Measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units

  • Year 2
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Using units of measurement

        • ACMMG037 – Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units

        • ACMMG038 – Compare masses of objects using balance scales

  • 3 – Year 3
    • 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 3.GM.1 – Measure the lengths, areas, volumes or capacities, and weights of objects and the duration of events, using linear whole-number scales and applying basic addition facts to standard units

  • KS1.Y1 – KS1 Year 1
    • Year 1 programme of study
      • KS1.Y1.M – Measurement

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS1.Y1.M.2 – Measure and begin to record the following:

  • 3 – Grade 3
    • 3.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 3.MD.2 – Measure and estimate liquid volumes and masses of objects using standard units of grams (g), kilograms (kg), and liters (l). (Excludes multiplicative comparison problems (problems involving notions of “times as much”; see Glossary, Table 2 http://www.corestandards.org/the-standards/mathematics/glossary/glossary/ ). Add, subtract, multiply, or divide to solve one-step word problems involving masses or volumes that are given in the same units, e.g., by using drawings (such as a beaker with a measurement scale) to represent the problem. (Excludes compound units such as cm3 and finding the geometric volume of a container.)