SUBJECT: MATHEMATICS W.A.L.A: METRIC WEIGHT Day s W.A..L.T: Content Plenary Starter Task Homework

Resources Inside out Learn mathematics Book 6, page 42

Weighing balance, scale balance, stones, and bottles.

**Monday**To measure weight of various objects. Convert units of weightsResources Inside out Learn mathematics Book 6, page 42

Weighing balance, scale balance, stones, and bottles.

**INTRODUCTION TO METRIC WEIGHT**The heaviness of an object tells us what weight is. There are various objects for measuring weight such as the scale balance, the weighing and the spring balance. The basic unit of measuring weight is gram (g). The weight of heavy objects like bags of cement are measured in kilograms while light objects like pen, pencil are weighed in grams.**CONVERSION OF METRIC METRIC WEIGHT**10 milligrams (mg) = 1 centimeter (cg) 10 centigrams = 1 decigrams (dg) 10dg = 1 gram (g) 100cg = 1g 1000g = 1 kilogram (g) 1000kg = 1 ton (t) Pupils should be Able to ; Define weight, find the various units of measuring weight and with the aid…