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How do we find out how heavy things are?

What sort of things do we use? 


Let's remind ourselves about what you learnt about mass when you were in Year 1.


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Let's look at today's problem.



That's right we have to read the numbers on the scales.

Reading scales

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We are going to measure the mass or weight of objects using the measurement kilogrammes or kilos.


Let's look at the first question together. Look carefully at the numbers on the scales. Which number is the pointer pointing at.



What is the mass of the coconut?


That's right it's 2kg.


Now it's your turn.

If you are at home write the answers in your blended leaning book.

If you are in school turn to page 187, 188, 189 and 190.