1. Word cloud

120 seconds

What is the smallest metric unit of mass?

2. Slide

60 seconds

The metric system is a way of measuring mass using metric units such as grams (g) and kilograms (kg). 1kg = 1000g and 1g = 1000mg (miligrams). To convert between metric units, you can use a conversion table or calculator.

Metric Units for Mass & Conversions

3. Slide

60 seconds

Mass: The amount of matter that an object is composed of. It is measured in metric units such as grams (g), kilograms (kg), and milligrams (mg). Conversion: Changing a measurement from one metric unit to another metric unit. For example, converting kilograms to grams or milligrams. Standard Unit: The most commonly used metric unit for measuring mass. The standard unit for mass is the kilogram (kg).

Concepts:

4. Open question

300 seconds

What is the difference between mass and weight?

5. Open question

300 seconds

Why is it important to use metric units for measuring mass?

6. Open question

300 seconds

What metric units are used to measure mass?

7. Open question

300 seconds

How can you convert between different metric units for mass?

8. Drawings

450 seconds

Brain break: Draw a pineapple with eyes and a mouth, embracing a coconut with arms and legs

9. Drawings

1260 seconds

Question: Convert 6 kilograms to grams. How many grams is 6 kilograms? Clues: • 1 kilogram is 1000 grams. • You can use a multiplication equation to solve the problem. • 6 x 1000 = ? In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Work in pairs to explain the solution to the problem with a drawing. B. Write your own conversion problem and explain the solution with a drawing.

10. Poll

60 seconds

What is the basic unit of mass in the metric system?

- Milligram
- Gram
- Kilogram

11. Poll

60 seconds

What is the abbreviation for kilogram?

- gm
- kg
- lb

12. Poll

60 seconds

How many grams are there in a kilogram?

- 10
- 1000
- 10000

13. Poll

60 seconds

How many milligrams are there in one gram?

- 1,000,000
- 1000
- 10,000

14. Poll

60 seconds

Which of these units would be best to measure the weight of a pencil?

- Grams
- Kilograms
- Meters

15. Open question

180 seconds

Work together in pairs: What is the metric conversion for 1 kilogram to grams?

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