Items Tagged as "gravity"

Motion & Forces

Subjects: Physics
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 9 | Age 15
Posted: Oct. 13, 2011   Posted by: mmcgillicuddy
Summary:
This lesson is based on Holt Science Spectrum "Physical Science" (2003)

Moonrise

Summary:
See time-lapse footage of a full moon rising, starting from the bottom left-hand corner and slowly filling the entire screen in this Building Block video shot in Los Angeles, California.

Why Doesn't the Moon Fall Down?

Subjects: Astronomy, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
Posted: Jul. 16, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
In this animated video segment adapted from NASA, astronomer Doris Daou explains how the forces of speed and gravity keep the Moon in a constant orbit around Earth.

Monster Black Hole in Galaxy M84

Summary:
This animation by Thomas Goertel of the Space Telescope Science Institute is an artist's conception of a spiral galaxy harboring a super-massive black hole. Observe how the material rotates faster the closer it is to the nucleus.

How Would You Turn a Bolt in Space

Subjects: Astronomy, Science, Technology, Tools
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
Posted: Jul. 16, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
In this fast-paced NASA Brain Bites™ video, an astronaut demonstrates the impact of microgravity on the use of tools in space

Helium Is Boring

Subjects: Chemistry, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14
Posted: Jul. 16, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
In this video adapted from the National Science Center, observe a demonstration to discover how helium gas is inert and hydrogen gas is reactive.

Minerals in Our Environment

Summary:
In this interactive resource find out which minerals are found in items you probably encounter every day.

Characteristics of the Sun

Summary:
In this video segment, learn some basic facts about our Sun.

The Mississippi River Delta

Subjects: Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
Aerial views from NASA,Lunar and Planetary Institute, and U.S. Geological Survey illustrate how river management practices and severe weather events, including Hurricane Katrina, dramatically changed the size and shape of the Louisiana coastline and Mississippi River Delta.

Masses and Springs

Subjects: Physics
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
Summary:
In this interactive resource, hang various masses from different springs and observe how kinetic, gravitational potential, elastic potential, and thermal energy are related.


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