Weight vs Mass: Graph plotting activity
I put this lesson together for my class when I realised they had completely forgotten the difference between weight and mass. A challenge for kids' graph skills - choose 3 appropriate sets of data to compare and choose axes to fit them on the same graph. Also includes an inertia puzzle (referred to again in my 'Falling and Acceleration' lesson): how can I tell which fuel tank is empty in space? There is no weight but there is mass. Inertia means mass resists acceleration (try pulling it). Note: includes me, my husband and the ALICE detector, remove/change as required! :-)


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Created: Jan 5, 2013

Updated: Oct 15, 2015

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