Online Activities for 3rd - 6th Classes
Homemade Balance: This video shows how you can quickly and easily set up a balance at home, or at school, using a clothes hanger and two bags.
Matholia - Mass: A number of video lessons on mass (weight) that include Measuring Mass with a Scale, Using a Scale - Grams, Using a Scale - Kilograms, Converting Kilograms and Grams to Grams, Converting Grams to Kilograms and Grams and Converting Kilograms to Grams.
White Rose Maths - Mass: A series of video lessons including, for Year 3, Measure mass, Compare mass, Add and subtract mass; for Year 5, Metric units; for Year 6, Metric Measures, Convert metric measures, Calculate with metric measures
Khan Academy - Mass and Volume (Third Grade): Watch the videos and then answer the practice questions. Afterwards, for something more challenging, look at the Fourth Grade activities on Estimating Mass and/or Converting Units of Mass. Or even the Fifth Grade activities on Metric Units of Mass. You can also register for a free Khan Academy account to record your progress and explore other topics/grades.
Mostly Postie: Lift the items onto the scales and type in the weight. Recommendation: work through the given options in order.
I know it – Third Grade: Scroll down to Measurement (Metric) and select the weight activities. There are similar activities in Fourth Grade and Fifth Grade.
Measurement: a selection of games from ixl.com. Choose the games to do with mass/metric units of mass and mixed metric units. You can do a number of free quizzes each day without having a subscription.
Comparing and converting metric units: Practice games incorporating metric units of mass/weight, capacity and length.