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Week 4 (11.05.20-15.05.20)


We are continuing with Mass and going to learn about finding the masses of things.

We are going to use a non standard object such as a marble to find the masses of objects.

We are going to compare objects using a standard object as a medium of measurement.


This week please look at the text book pages and complete the practice book sheets. These will be familiar to you as they are taken from the books we use in class.

Remember if you have your books at home you can use them. Don’t write in the text book. Write your answers on a piece of paper or in an exercise book like you do at school.


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 I found a video which teaches you how to make your own scales, have a go and see if you can make your own balance scales. All you need is a hanger and some plastic bottles you can attach them with some string. Make sure an adult helps you. If you make our own balance scales post a picture to the class blog! Have a look at the video below:


How to Make a Balance Scale for Kids

Why not to start a solid foundation in physics in a single afternoon activity learning to balance counterweights? DIY tutorial for making scale using hanger ...

Activity 1 

Watch the Lets Learn video to discover more about Mass Click on the link:

Look over the pages and have a go at the questions.

Activity 2

Complete the questions, you could draw out the balances and write out the sentences.

Activity 3

We are now going to find masses of objects using non standard units.

We will use the term 'units' in writing the masses of objects

We will be explaining why there is a difference in using different objects as measuring units.  

Watch the Lets Learn Video


Read throught the questions and work out the answers

Activity 4

Complete Practice 3 and them have a go at the challenge practice.