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Nelson Education > School > Mathematics K-8 > Mathematics 4 > Teacher Centre > Surf for More Math > Chapter 11 Lesson 8
 

Lesson 8 - Using Mass and Capacity

To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Using Mass and Capacity, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Choose appropriate capacity and mass units.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 308-309

 

Instructions for Use

 

The African Elephant helps students discover the mass in food and the capacity of liquid an elephant consumes in a day.

Have students read the article and compare the mass of food and the capacity of liquid an elephant consumes in a day. Compare the mass of food consumed in a day to its body weight. Have students select other creatures to find the mass of food consumed and the capacity of liquid taken in daily.

 

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