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