Mass vs weight whms revised

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Mass vs weight whms revised

  1. 1. Mass vs Weight What’s the Difference?
  2. 2. Mass <ul><li>Mass is a measure of how much matter is in an object. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you remember what matter is? </li></ul><ul><li>Stuff </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mass <ul><li>Your mass is the same wherever you are, here on Earth, on the moon, or in space! </li></ul><ul><li>Your mass never changes, that’s because the amount of stuff you are made of doesn’t change. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>JUST SAY NO TO CHANGE </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Mass <ul><li>Mass is measured using a balance. </li></ul><ul><li>Mass is measured in milligrams, grams and kilograms most commonly </li></ul>
  5. 5. Weight <ul><li>Weight is a measure of the force of gravity acting upon an object </li></ul>
  6. 6. Weight <ul><li>Weight can change, unlike mass. </li></ul><ul><li>Weight depends on how much gravity is acting upon an object at it’s location. </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s look at Mr. Maine and how his weight can change, depending on his location. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Weight <ul><li>Weight is measured using a scale </li></ul><ul><li>Weight is measure in Newtons </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think the unit for weight is newtons? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Let’s Review <ul><li>Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Always stays the same </li></ul><ul><li>Measured with a balance </li></ul><ul><li>Measured in kilograms </li></ul><ul><li>Can never be zero </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>Changes with gravity </li></ul><ul><li>Measured with a scale </li></ul><ul><li>Measured in newtons </li></ul><ul><li>Can be zero </li></ul>
  9. 9. Mass vs Weight <ul><li>Now You Know The Difference !!!!! </li></ul>

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