An unabridged dictionary, a medium cantaloupe and a bottle of wine all weigh approximately 1 kilogram. Other 1-kilogram objects include a liter of water, a pineapple and a small laptop. More » Science Measurements

A paperclip, a sugar packet, the cap of a pen and a raisin are all examples of things that weigh just 1 gram. A gram is a unit of measurement in the metric system used to measure mass. More » Science Measurements

A body with a mass of 1 kilogram weighs 9.8 newtons on Earth's surface. The weight of any body on Earth's surface is determined by multiplying its mass by the Earth's gravitational force, which is 9.8 meters per second s... More » Science Physics
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An example of an object that weighs 1 kilogram is a large book, such as a dictionary. A kilogram is a metric unit used to measure the amount of mass in an object. One kilogram is roughly equal to 2.2 pounds. Additional e... More » Science Measurements

The weight of 1 liter of water is 1 kilogram. Volume of water is measured in liters, while the weight of solids is generally measured in kilograms. Water is often stored in containers, and the capacity of a container is ... More » Science Measurements

A liter of water weighs 1 kilogram. A kilogram converts to 2.2 pounds, so a liter of water weighs 2.2 pounds. This assumes that the weighing takes place at sea level and the water is at 4 degrees centigrade (39.2 degrees... More » Science Measurements

The total weight of 1,000 quarters is 5,670 grams. This is based on figures found in the United States Mint's 2011 Annual Report, which indicates that a quarter dollar weighs 5.670 grams. More » Science Measurements