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Gravitational Force


Identify factors that influence the amount of gravitational force between objects 0807.12.6

Links verified 11/12/2016

  1. Gravity - The Universe's Main Attraction
  2. Gravity Concept Map - individual concepts are hyperlinked
  3. Gravity Definition Page - from Windows to the Universe
  4. How Does Gravity Work - from How Stuff Works
  5. How Does Gravity Work in Space - explanation followed by more links to gravity information
  6. Newton 's Law of Universal Gravitation - explanation from Wikipedia
  7. Significant Figures Calculator - one of many calculators available from Omni Calculator
    1. Acceleration - shows how acceleration impacts speed difference over time and/or how it's related to weight and force
    2. Potential Energy - determines how much energy an object has thanks to its elevation
    3. Escape Velocity - lets us calculate how fast an object needs to move in order to escape the gravitational force of a celestial object
  8. Sir Isaac Newton - the law of universal gravitation [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
  9. Universal Gravitation - The Apple, the Moon, and the Inverse Square Law This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Universal Gravitation - Gravity is More Than a Name
  11. Universal Gravitation - Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
  12. Why Do Mass and Distance Affect Gravity? - short, simple explanation
  13. Your Weight on Other Worlds - determined by how hard a planet pulls on you This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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