# Lesson 6 Estimate and Measure Weight

• Let’s measure and estimate weight.

## Warm-up Notice and Wonder: Produce Stand

What do you notice? What do you wonder?

## Problem 1

This paper clip weighs about 1 gram.

For each weight measurement, find an example of something you think has about the same weight.

1. 1 gram

2. 10 grams

3. 100 grams

4. 1 kilogram

5. 2 kilograms

## Problem 2

Find some objects in the room that belong in each column based on their weight.

less than 1 gram

between 1 gram
and 100 grams

between 100 grams
and 1 kilogram

more than 1 kilogram

## Activity 2 The Weight of Pets

Match each pet to the amount that could be its weight. Explain your reasoning.

pet

1. guinea pig

2. dog

3. small fish

4. cat

weight

1. 20 kilograms

2. 1 kilogram

3. 3 kilograms

4. 3 grams

## Problem 1

1. Circle the items that might weigh about 1 gram.

1. a piece of gum

2. a turtle

3. a dollar bill

4. a chair

5. a pen

2. Circle the items that might weigh about 1 kilogram.

1. a giant tortoise

2. a pencil

3. a pineapple

4. a large book

5. a full lunchbox