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Gravity (Newton's Apple)


Gravity (Newton's Apple)

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An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: May 06, 2000
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 25, 2014
Submitter: John Walkup


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review
    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 4 average rating
  • User Rating: 4 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (6)
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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure


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14 years ago

John Walkup (Staff)

A good description of gravity, along with activities aimed at the elementary school level. The example scenario of weightlessness (plane in a dive) was hard to visualize, and I am sure kids will have a tough time with it too.