It's about as heavy as a Grain of Sand
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as heavy as a Sesame Seed
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 1.21 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.826 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.00364 grams. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2,010,000 grams of sesame seeds each day.
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Grain of Rice
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 0.21 times the weight of a Grain of Rice, and the weight of a Grain of Rice is 4.8 times that amount.(conventional; US; long-, medium-, and short-gran varieties; uncooked)
With great differences in variety, the average among a sampling of common short-, medium- and long-grain rices finds that a single grain weighs about 0.021 grams before cooking. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about seven times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 7.0 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.142 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.000625 grams. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 61,200 grams of sugar each year.
It's about fifteen times as heavy as a Poppy Seed
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 15 times the weight of a Poppy Seed, and the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.07 times that amount.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0003 grams. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as a Raindrop
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 0.0 times the weight of a Raindrop, and the weight of a Raindrop is 50 times that amount.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.20 grams. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.
It's about 75 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt
In other words, 0.0044 grams is 75.2 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.013 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00005850 grams. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 57,000,000,000 grams of salt each year.