An electronic scale is used to measure the mass of an object. The instructor will demonstrate its use.
- Obtain a small object such as dice. Record the mass of the object in grams (g) and milligrams (mg).
- Tare the weigh boat. Empty the salt into the weigh boat. Record the mass of the salt in grams (g) and milligrams (mg).
You should consume less than 3 grams of salt/day. You weighed an amount that many in the United States consume daily. How does this compare with the recommended amount?
- 1 pound = 0.454 kilograms
1 kg = 2.2 pounds
- 1 inch = 2.54 centimeters
1 meter = 39.4 inches
- 1 quart = 0.946 liters
1 liter = 1.057 quarts
A person weighs 90,000 grams (g). What is the mass in kilogram (kg)? What is the mass in pounds?
What is your height in inches, centimeters, and meters?
Could a normal person be 3 meters tall? What is this height in feet/inches?
A bottle of water is 500 ml. Approximately how many cups of water does a person consuming this bottle drink?