MASS AND WEIGHT. DEFINITIONS. Mass - the amount of matter an object has. Matter - something that has mass and takes up space. Weight - is the amount of mass of an object, it is dependent upon gravity. . Units for Measuring Mass. Mass is measured in grams and kilograms.
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Mass- the amount of matter an object has.
Matter- something that has mass and takes up space.
Weight- is the amount of mass of an object, it is dependent upon gravity.
**The Triple Beam Balance is the tool we use to measure mass.
4. Move the smallest rider until the beam swings equally above and below the zero mark.
**Always remember to write the unit of mass down. (ex.- kg, g)**
MASS vs. WEIGHT
weight of an object
changes if the gravity