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Flexing Muscles and Moons

Students calculate the gravity gradient across Jupiter's moon and model the effects of tidal flexing by squeezing a rubber ball. They complete the activity by kinesthetically acting out the dynamic inner structures of two of the Jupiter's moons.

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5th - 9th
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1 hr
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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