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Weightlessness

Students compare and contrast the terms "weight" and "mass". In this physics lesson, students observe an experiment in which objects are placed on a balance scale and weighed under different circumstances. Partners drop items and observe the rate at which they fall. They discuss different variables that may have affected this rate.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 5th
Subjects
Physics
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print