Estimating masses

In this lesson we will be using prior knowledge to estimate masses and then work out the difference with the actual mass.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is 5kg in grams?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct language to describe the mass of this parcel?

2/5

Q3.How much does this parcel weigh?

3/5

Q4.What is the mass of Pepper the purple cat?

4/5

Q5.What is the mass of the sad pug?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What is 5kg in grams?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct language to describe the mass of this parcel?

2/5

Q3.How much does this parcel weigh?

3/5

Q4.What is the mass of Pepper the purple cat?

4/5

Q5.What is the mass of the sad pug?

5/5

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Quiz:

Estimating masses

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Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.5000g or 5kg. Which mass is heavier?

1/4

Q2.What statement describes this picture best?

2/4

Q3.Use the image below to choose the best estimate for the mass of the parcel.

3/4

Q4.Find the difference

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Estimating masses

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.5000g or 5kg. Which mass is heavier?

1/4

Q2.What statement describes this picture best?

2/4

Q3.Use the image below to choose the best estimate for the mass of the parcel.

3/4

Q4.Find the difference

4/4

Lesson summary: Estimating masses

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