# How heavy is 0.02 grams?

It's about as heavy as a Grain of Rice
The weight of a Grain of Rice is about 0.021 grams.
(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 five times as heavy as a Grain of Sand
The weight of a Grain of Sand is about 0.0044 grams.
(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0044 grams. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about six times as heavy as a Sesame Seed
The weight of a Sesame Seed is about 0.00364 grams.
(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-tenth as heavy as a Raindrop
The weight of a Raindrop is about 0.20 grams.
(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 thirty times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar
The weight of a Grain of Sugar is about 0.000625 grams.
(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 one-thirty-fifth as heavy as a Nail
The weight of a Nail is about 0.790 grams.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 0.79 g. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as heavy as a Jelly Bean
The weight of a Jelly Bean is about 1.10 grams.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 1.10 grams. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3,200,000 grams of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as heavy as a Paper Clip
The weight of a Paper Clip is about 1.40 grams.
(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 1.4 g. The country of Norway has used the paper clip as something of a national symbol since the end of World War II based on the erroneous notion that the paperclip was invented by a Norwegian, Johan Vaaler. However, the paperclip had already been in existence for at least 30 years by the time of Vaaler patented his paperclip design.
It's about 70 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed
The weight of a Poppy Seed is about 0.0003 grams.
(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-eighty-fifth as heavy as a Playing Card
The weight of a Playing Card is about 1.80 grams.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 1.8 g. Although this size is the most common home playing card, many casinos use "bridge size" cards — 2,640 sq. mm (4.036 sq. in) smaller in area.
It's about one-one-hundredth as heavy as a US Penny
The weight of a US Penny is about 2.50 grams.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 2.5 g. According to a 2010 report by the United States Mint, the cost of manufacturing and distributing a penny is \$0.0179 — more than its face-value.
It's about one-two-hundredth as heavy as a Die (Dice)
The weight of a Die (Dice) is about 4.10 grams.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 4.1 g. The use of dice and dice-like tools predates written history, with the oldest known examples belonging to a 5,000-year old backgammon set uncovered during an archaeological dig in modern-day Iran.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a sheet of Paper
The weight of a sheet of Paper is about 5 grams.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 9,100 grams, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 2,000 grams, each sheet weighing 5 g. Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as a US Quarter
The weight of a US Quarter is about 5.670 grams.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 5.670 g each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as heavy as an Eye (Human)
The weight of an Eye (Human) is about 7.10 grams.