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Outcomes & Indicators

Early Stage One

MES1.4: Compares the masses of two objects and describes mass using everyday language.
  • Identify and describe the attribute of mass.
  • Compare the masses of two objects by pushing, pulling or hefting or using an equal arm balance.
  • Record comparisons informally.
Stage One
MS1.4: Estimates, measures, compares and records the masses of two or more objects using informal units.
  • Estimate and measure the mass of an object using an equal arm balance and appropriate informal units.
  • Compare and order two or more objects according to mass.
  • Record measurements by referring to the number and types of informal units used.
Stage Two
MS2.4: Estimates, measures, compares and records masses using kilograms and grams.
  • Recognise the need for a formal unit to measure mass.
  • Estimate, measure, compare and record masses using kilograms and grams.
Stage Three
MS3.4: Selects and uses the appropriate unit and measuring device to find the mass of objects.
  • Select and use the appropriate unit and device to measure mass.
  • Recognise the need for tonnes.
  • Convert between kilograms and grams and between kilograms and tonnes.
  • Record mass using decimal notation to three decimal places.

Interactive Activities

Find the heaviestmassbalance.png
Mostly PostiemostlypostieBUT.png
Scales ReaderscalesreaderBUT.png
Matching PairsMPmeasure.png
Convert and balancebalancingscales.png
Scales interactivescalesvol.png
Interactive Scales scalesinteractive.png
At the Vet (S2)
Bamzooki (S2)
Balancing Animals (ES1)balancinganimals.png

Balancing Animals with Weights (S2)balancinganimals2.png

Smart Notebook Activities

Basic interactive for introducing an equal arm balance.

iPad Apps