Mission NL6: Mass vs. Weight

Mission NL6 pertains to the concepts of mass and weight. In addition to understanding the meaning of the two concepts, you must calculate the weight from the mass and vice versa. The mission consists of 38 questions organized into 10 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...


Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to distinguish between the concepts of mass and weight.
  • The student should be able to calculate the mass of an object if given its weight (or vice versa).


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Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom, Newton's Laws Unit, Lesson 2, Part b


Video Tutorials:

Mass versus Weight




Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: