We found 75 resources with the concept force of gravity
Light, History, Gravity, Distance, Relativity, and Space-Time
6th - 12th
New ReviewLet the star's color be the guide! The color of a star indicates its temperature and its mass and distance affect the gravitational force. The lesson presentations address these concepts as well as how the theory of special relativity...
How to Float a Ping Pong Ball on Air - the Coandă Effect
1 min 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
If floating were easy, everyone would do it! How does the Coanda Effect work? A video from a fascinating physics playlist shows how balanced upward and downward forces float a ping pong ball in a stream of air.
What Is Dark Matter? A Mystery of the Universe
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
If you can't see something, how do you know it's there? Welcome to the mystery of dark matter! Curious cosmologists explore one of physics' longest-running quandaries through an interesting video. Content includes who first proposed the...
The Physics of Weightless Flight
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
Why Do Raindrops Sometimes Land Gently and Sometimes with a Splat?
6th - 12th
A mouse can fall from large heights without injury! Air resistance is a large influence on small falling objects. In an exploratory lesson, young scholars build a raindrop bottle to compare the falling rate of different-sized objects.
Physics Nobel Prize 2011—Brian Schmidt
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Making a discovery often leads to more questions. Check out an episode of the Veritasium playlist describing the work of scientists that led to the discovery that the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate. The narrator offers...