The appropriate unit is grams.
No a meterstick is a tool used for measuring..mass, volume, time, length, and temperature are all metric units
there is no real metric unit. The SI unit is the second
measuring temperature the metric system of °C is used.
The metric (SI) unit for mass is the kilogram.
The SI unit for mass in the metric system is the kilogram.
There are many metric units for mass. The base unit is the kilogram.
In 1960 the metric system was revised to create the SI system. In SI the base unit of mass is the kilogram, to avoid confusion with earlier versions of the metric system the prefixes are still applied to grams.