Instructional Video

Minute Physics: What Is Gravity?

Gravity is thoroughly defined in this short, but weighty, featurette. The relationship of mass to force is incorporated, and the idea that gravity can also attract energy is introduced. In a flipped classroom situation, have learners watch this at home and then come to class to practice computations and participate in lab activities related to gravity.

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Classroom Considerations
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
Pros
  • A hand draws the diagrams and inserts humor to keep things lively
  • Simple and clear explanations are appropriate for middle schoolers
  • Adaptable to Next Generation Science Standards
Cons
  • None
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