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Mass vs. Weight
Jane Nelson and
This laboratory activity worksheet engages students in an exploration of mass and weight. Students use a balance to measure the mass and a spring scale to measure the weight of a series of objects. They then analyze the data to determine the relationship between these two quantities and conceptualize the distinction between the mass and weight through questions regarding measurements on the moon and other planets.
%0 Report %A Nelson, Jane %A Nelson, Jim %D June 13, 2011 %T Mass vs. Weight %I AAPT/PTRA %8 June 13, 2011 %U http://www.compadre.org/Repository/document/ServeFile.cfm?ID=11245&DocID=2285
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