Where Do You Weigh the Most?

How much do you actually weigh? It all depends on gravity. Scholars explore why gravity varies in different locations and how these variations affect weight.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as an introduction to gravity, weight, and mass
  • Flip your classroom and have students learn the effect gravity has on weight
Classroom Considerations

  • Video assumes learners have general knowledge of Earth's layers and gravity 
Pros

  • Narrator is engaging and humorous
  • Covers a lot of concepts from mass and weight to gravity on Earth
Cons

  • Last minute of the video is an advertisement
Common Core