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#### Lessons for Gravitation

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• Planet Impactn - … , R is: F = GMm/R2 where G = the universal gravitational constant. Gravitational Potential Energy- The energy of a body due to its … Appearance Deceives Astronomers," which explains how two stars are interacting gravitationally. http://hubblesite.org/news_.and._views/pr.cgi?2000+24 … near the planet and the strong gravitational force. For a comet to escape a planet's gravitational pull, the energy associated with …
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• Traveling Through the Solar System - … Gravitational Factor (Gravitational factors are in comparison to the gravity on Earth; i.e., Earth = 1) Planets Planets Gravitational Factor* Earth Weigh *Gravitational Factor Gravitational Factor* Earth Weightt *Gravitational Factor Mercury 0.38 Venus 0.91 … space below the chart. Planets Planets Gravitational Factor* Earth Weigh *Gravitational Factor Gravitational Factor* Earth Weightt *Gravitational Factor 0.91 Earth 1 Mars 0 …
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• If You Force It, It Will Move - … and predictions regarding motion and effects of various forces, including gravitational and frictional forces and analyze data collected from investigations. Technology … for use in the classroom. force acceleration due to gravity gravitational force hypothesis inertia inverse proportion magnitude mass momentum motion negative … directly proportional or direct proportion inversely proportional or inverse proportion gravitational force weight Technology Connections: Have students work with the librarian …
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• Heat and Density - … settle below less dense materials because the gravitational force on them is greater. The gravitational force is greater because it is proportional … sinker, plastic number cube, cork. Vocabulary: thermal energy conduction convection gravitational forces density plate tectonics plate boundary divergent boundary convergent boundary … more massive per unit volume, so the gravitational force on them is greater. The gravitational force is greater because the force of …
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• Heat and Density - … settle below less dense materials because the gravitational force on them is greater. The gravitational force is greater because it is proportional … describing what is occurring in terms of energy transfer and gravitational forces. See Attachment C, Post-Assessment. Scoring Guideline: See Attachment … more massive per unit volume, so the gravitational force on them is greater. The gravitational force is greater because the force of …
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• Mass vs. Weight: Introduction - … accelerated (or decelerated) by a force. Gravitational Force All masses near Planet Earth feel a gravitational force proportional to their mass: the bigger the mass, the bigger the gravitational force. The equation for gravitational force is … since the value of g changes based on the gravitational field strength, the gravitational force also changes. Neither an object's state …
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• Mass vs. Weight: Introduction - … accelerated (or decelerated) by a force. Gravitational Force All masses near Planet Earth feel a gravitational force proportional to their mass: the bigger the mass, the bigger the gravitational force. The equation for gravitational force is … since the value of g changes based on the gravitational field strength, the gravitational force also changes. Neither an object's state …
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• Flexing Muscles and Moons - … attraction between all objects in the Universe. The equation for gravitational attraction between any two objects is given as gravforce.gif … across Io by comparing Jupiter's gravitational attraction at the center of Io with its gravitational attraction on both the near and … F ? 1, or 100% of the gravitational attraction of Jupiter Now let's calculate the gravitational force of Jupiter on the side …
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• Demonstrating and Calculating Electrostatic Forces - … compare and contrast electrostatic force and gravitational force. -Students show, through calculation, the magnitute of gravitational force between two objects. -Students understand … mass of the object affects the gravitational force the most. b. The gravitational constant affects the gravitational force the most. c. The distance between the objects affects the gravitational force the most …
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• Go with the Force - … directly proportional or direct proportion inversely proportional or inverse proportion gravitational force weight Technology Connections: Have students work with the librarian … events: downward and reactionary upward acceleration of water . Effect of gravitational force causes acceleration down. Not applicable Egg Jar Pan Tube … events: downward and reactionary upward acceleration of water . Effect of gravitational force causes acceleration down. Not applicable Egg Jar Pan Tube …
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