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Measuring 4: Weights and Balances


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Age Range:
9 - 11 years
Estimated Course Length:
7 hours
4th - 6th grade
Understands measure, length, comparison, can measure things in centimeters and inches (Measuring 1: Introduction to Lengths course recommended).
Materials Included:
Course Study Guide, Study Booklet, and Examination.

Product Description

This course introduces weight measurements: pounds, ounces, kilograms, grams.

The student learns how to use a balance and different kinds of scales to weigh various items, including his own body.

Materials You Need to Supply: A two-dish balance capable of weighing several pounds; a scale to weigh 1-10 lbs.; a scale to weigh 1-16 oz.; a bathroom scale to weigh 1-200 lbs.; a scale to weigh 1-100 kg.; a scale to weigh 1-100 grams; a measuring cup; two similar glasses; a plastic container large enough to hold two cups of water.