Different types of scales are used to measure the different weights of a mouse, a python and a child. The scale can be divided into grams or kilograms. Reading a scale accurately is as important as recording the weight in the selected unit.

This clip is from:
The Maths Channel, Year 5 - Area
First broadcast:
14 September 2007

Students could weigh different objects in the classroom and plot the results on a graph. The mode, median and range of weights could then be found and discussed.