# Lesson Worksheet: Measuring Mass and Weight Science

In this worksheet, we will practice identifying and describing the use of instruments for measuring mass and weight.

Q1:

Jackson is measuring the mass of a bag of flour. He puts two 1 kg masses on one arm of the balance. He puts the bag of flour on the other arm. Fill in the blank: The bag of flour has a mass 2 kg.

• Agreater than
• Bequal to
• Cless than

Q2:

Mia wants to measure the mass of a paper clip. Select the most appropriate instrument to use.

• AA spring balance
• BA one-arm digital scale
• CA one-arm scale with a pointer

Q3:

Elizabeth measures the mass of some oranges. What instrument is she using?

• AA one-arm digital scale
• BA balance scale
• CA one-arm scale with a pointer

What is the mass of the oranges?

Q4:

Jackson measures the mass of an empty plastic cup. He then pours a liquid into the empty cup. What is the mass of the liquid?

Q5:

Olivia uses a spring balance to measure the weight of a box. What is the weight of the box?

Q6:

A chef uses a one-arm digital scale to measure out ingredients.

Fill in the blank: The number on the scale shows the chef the of the ingredients.

• Aweight
• Bmass

Q7:

Ethan is using an instrument to measure the weight of a bag of potatoes.

What is the name of this instrument?

• ABalance scale
• BSpring scale
• CSensitive two-arm scale
• DOne-arm digital scale

Q8:

Elizabeth measures the mass of 1 mango, 3 apples, and 6 limes. Select the statement that is true.

• A1 mango has the same mass as 6 limes.
• B6 limes have a mass of 800 g.
• C3 apples have a mass less than 600 g.

Q9:

What is the mass of the apples? Q10:

Which of these cannot be used to measure mass?

• A • B • C • D 