Professional Development June 16, 2011
This is a feature from the NASA/JPL Education Office.
Educator Workshop: Mass versus Weight
Date: Saturday, June 25, 2011, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Target audience: Teachers, grades 5 - 8
Location: JPL's Educator Resource Center, Pomona, CA
Overview: Students often confuse the terms "mass" and "weight" and use them interchangeably even though they have very different meanings. Each activity in the Mass vs. Weight series demonstrates the difference between mass and weight by comparing results with video clips filmed by astronauts performing similar activities onboard the International Space Station. Students perform the activities in the classroom, record, analyze and interpret their data.
Please call the Educator Resource Center to register.
More information: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/education/index.cfm?page=110
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