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Physics Mass and Weight Experiment

Aim:
To understanding what the difference is
between mass and weight.

Method:
Using a set of scales determine the mass of a number
of objects.

Results:
Record your results in the table below.

ObjectMass (kg)
Pencil Case
Text Book
Pencil
Ruler

Using the Fw = m. g calculate the weight force of each object. Show all your working.

    1. Pencil Case

    2. Text Book

    3. Pencil

    4. Ruler

    Questions:

    1. Explain the difference between mass and weight using an example from your results.

    2. What would be the mass and weight of the pencil case on the moon? Gravity is V, that of
    Earth.

    3. What is the mass and weight of the pencil case in space? Explain why.

    Conclusion

    Write a conclusion stating whether or not you have achieved your aim.