Exploring Gravitation

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Title Exploring Gravitation
Description Students explore the effects of the force of gravitational attraction on the bodies in a simple solar system. This is a qualitative introduction to Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation and Kepler's Laws of Planetary Orbits.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Other Physics
Simulation(s) My Solar System

Author(s) David Simmons
School / Organization St. John s Jesuit HS
Date submitted 2/12/07
Date updated 9/18/07