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Title Gravity and Orbits-Vector Concept
Description These are 2 questions that I wrote to help my students review vector addition before we started vector addition in an Electrostatics units. I think it could be used in many topics, but the teacher needs to emphasize that the vectors are not to scale in the sim on the Cartoon tab.
Subject Astronomy, Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Middle School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Multiple-Choice Concept Questions
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords force, gravity, scale, vector addition
Simulation(s) Gravity And Orbits (HTML5), Gravity and Orbits


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2/24/11
Date updated 11/28/16