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A selection of activities for developing an understanding of mass by comparing the weight (how heavy they feel) of objects.

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Year level(s) Foundation
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation, Differentiated teaching

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Mass and capacity
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Identify and compare attributes of objects and events, including length, capacity, mass and duration, using direct comparisons and communicating reasoning

Numeracy progression Understanding units of measurement (P2)

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