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Measurement: Select the most appropriate unit of measure

In this worksheet, students elect the most sensible measurement or unit of measurement for the given object.

'Measurement: Select the most appropriate unit of measure' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Different Measures

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Mass

Small masses are measured in grams (g) 

A drawing pin has a mass of 1 g.

Large masses are measured in kilograms (kg) 

A bag of sugar has a mass of 1 kg.

 

Length/Distance

Small lengths are measured in millimetres (mm) or centimetres (cm)

We would measure the length of an ant in mm

We would measure the length of a book in cm

Longer lengths are measured in metres (m)

We would measure the length of a classroom in m

Longer distances are measured in kilometres (km)

We would measure the distance between towns in km

 

Capacity

Small capacities are measured in millilitres (ml)

We would measure a glass of milk in ml

Larger capacities are measured in litres (l)

We would measure a bucket of water in l

 

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