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624 resources with the concept gravity

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Aerodynamics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the basic principles of aerodynamics, including the roles and identity of natural forces involved. They examine how the force of gravity is overcome by the curved shape of an airplane wing and air pressure.
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Balancing Act: Olympics, Winter Sports, Ice Skating, Gravity, Physics, Science

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils, by way of the Olympic Games event of ice skating, are introduced to the concepts of gravity. They try some hands-on gravity experiments and explore the concept of gravity through art.
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Finding Your Center of Gravity: Science, Math, Measurement, Math

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use bathroom scales, rulers and boards to explore how to measure their own center of gravity.
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Weightlessness

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use a coffee cup to demonstrate weightlessness. After a lecture/demo, students read an article on free-fall. They perform a simple experiment which helps them explain the concept of weightlessness.
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Black Hole Lesson

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders experiment with detection techniques for black holes by modeling the rotation of galaxies with larger and larger masses in the center. They discover while some events cannot be directly observed they may be observable in...
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Center of Gravity Problem Set

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read a NASA Web-based text, then demonstrate an understanding of the text by using it to complete an activity on the center of gravity of a commercial cargo airplane.
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How the force of air helps an airplane fly.

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students appropriately the following terms in sentences: drag, thrust, gravity, aerodynamics and lift.
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DROP DRILL - Science Experiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars experiment to determine whether Heavy or Light Objects Fall Faster.
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Interactive Physics & Projectile Motion

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore projectile motion using an interactive program and the projectile launcher. In this physics lesson, students calculate a give projectile motion problem. They compare their answer to Interactive Physics' answer.
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Get a Lift!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explain the principles of flight. In this physics lesson, students perform a series of exploration activity on Bernoulli's principle. They relate this principle to airplane flight.
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Force Counterforce

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers hypothesize what forces affect the motion of a falling body. In this physical science lesson, students create diagrams and illustrations to support their hypothesis. They perform the experiment and record observations.
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Universal Gravitation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create a KWL chart about gravity. In this astronomy class, students investigate the nature of gravity. They discuss common misconceptions and address them.
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Weightlessness Demonstration

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students investigate gravity.  In this weightless lesson students complete a lab activity about how a free fall might effect how one perceives gravity.
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Potential Energy

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students examine the concept of potential energy and see that it is the ability to do work.  In this energy lesson students complete several activities on potential energy. 
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Exploring Balancing Forces

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students develop critical thinking skills and explore the concept of force.  In this balancing forces lesson students complete an activity and explain the conclusion. 
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Balance and Gravity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine the concepts of balance.  In this balance and gravity instructional activity students view a demonstration of a leaning tower and see how to find the center of gravity.
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Sun too close? We'll just change Earth's orbit

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars study an article and discuss what would happen if the Earth's orbit changed.  In this Earth's orbit instructional activity students answer a list of questions and complete an activity.
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Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the nature and magnitude of gravitational forces.  In this gravitation lesson students study gravity and answer questions. 
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Gravity VS Lift

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine gravity and lift. In this teacher demo lesson, students observe how lift must be greater than gravity for something to fly.
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MEASURING THE GRAVITATIONAL CONSTANT, G

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study gravitational force an.  In this gravitational force lesson students observe a demonstration. 
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Physics at the Zoo

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit a local zoo and answer physics questions that are a part of zoo life.  In this zoo physics activity students answer questions that have to do with the physics of animal size, their center of gravity and how animals travel.
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Force and Motion

For Students 6th - 8th
In this force and motion worksheet, middle schoolers read six paragraphs with numbered sentences about force and the laws of motion and answer one question.
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Motion and Gravity

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders make parachutes to learn about gravity and the science process. In this gravity activity, 3rd graders create parachutes and observe their flight in air. Students discuss wind and gravity for the activity.
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Universal Gravitation and Satellites

For Students Higher Ed
In this gravitation worksheet, students use the given formulas to determine the earth's gravitational field at different altitudes, the magnitude of centripetal acceleration experience by satellites, and orbital period of a satellite....