Mass & Weight

Curriculum support5 minsFREE

Key takeaways
Understanding the differences between mass and weight
Understand that weight is a force and is measured in Newtons
Calculate weight on the Earth and different planets
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

In this 5 minute, short burst class students will get the opportunity to further understand the difference between mass and weight  In addition, students will gain a better understanding of how weight is measured and practise calculating weight. This is an essential skill for students to understand if they want to excel in their Physics GCSE examinations. 

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Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

This short session is suitable for all students studying Physics/Science at school in Year 9-11 or S3-S5. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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