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### We found 715 resources with the concept gravity

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#### Rollin' On

Third graders investigate the effects of gravity on the motion of a marble on an inclined plane and a declined plane. They work in small cooperative groups to predict and explain outcomes.

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#### Motion Through the Ages

Eighth graders conduct internet research to produce a timeline of man's growth in understanding of concepts of motion and planetary motion through history.

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#### Study of Gravity Scientists

Eighth graders research scientists that have made major contributions to the study of gravity and create a timeline of these scientists and events.

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#### Jungle Gym Drop

Students drop a variety of objects from a jungle gym to explore how different shapes, sizes, and masses relate to forces and motion.

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#### Siphon Pump

Students determine the basic types of pumps and how they work in terms of pressure, velocity, and elevation differences. They build two examples of gravity-driven water pumps.

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#### Pumps

Students examine the basic types of pumps. They build a gravity-driven water pump and solve a mystery using their knowledge of pressures and pumps.

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#### Gravity Launch

Students use an online interactive to launch a rocket from earth. They have control over the angle and thrust of the rocket to discover the relationship between the two.

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#### Gravity

Seventh graders progress through the Science Court: Gravity CD-ROM program. They read about and discuss how gravity was discovered. They complete review worksheets in preparation for the test.

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#### How Do Airplanes Get Off the Ground

Students construct various types of paper airplanes, exploring action and reaction forces by conducting a paper airplane rodeo. Students then discuss how Newton's Third Law of Motion affected their planes.

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#### Falling

Students explore the role of gravity as a force in falling. They use the Internet to research gravity.

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#### Toys in Space

Studentsexplore how gravity affects the operation of toys and simple machines. They watch a video and experiment with simple machines.

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#### Discovery- Bouncing high, bouncing low

Students experiment with a variety of sports oriented balls to predict which ball bounce higher when dropped form the same height.

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#### What Goes Up Must Come Down

Pupils observe the principles of gravity and extend their understanding of the concept through experimentation.

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#### Pine Wood Derby Prompt

Eighth graders use Newton's Laws of Motion to assist a troop in making a winning car in the Pine Wood Derby.

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#### A Veritable Circus: Investigating Balance

Students experiment with balance to learn about verticle balance, horizontal balance, center of gravity, and become active problem solvers and "scientists." Student engage in manipulating and changing experimental materials.

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#### Earth's Orbit Lesson

Tenth graders devise a computational model to explore how the orbit of the Earth might change if its velocity were different. Using accurately recorded data, 10th graders defend a scientific argument.

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#### In What Direction Do Seeds Grow?

Students predict and examine the direction seeds grow and thereby explore the effects gravity has on seeds and plants. They perform this inquiry in-class by keeping track of how beans grow.