Weight vs Mass

Science tip:

“The weight of an object is also its mass.”

This is really awkward to explain because we use kg to measure both weight and mass.
-Weight is the pull of the Earth’s gravity on mass and is dependent on the gravity experienced (so an object will have a different weight on the moon).
-Mass, on the other hand, is a measure of how much matter the object is and is independent of gravity. In secondary school, students will learn that weight is a force that is measured in newtons.