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Gravity: Teachers

Gravity Video

Teacher

Head to PBS Learning Media for a great QuickTime video and some background information on centripetal force, courtesy of the PBSKids program ZOOM.

Gravity Lesson Plans!

Balls

HotChalk has a great lesson plan for understanding gravity similar to the experiment that Galileo did from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Bright Hub Education offers a lesson plan titled, "An Experiment on the Center of Gravity." Kids can compete against adults and win at these activities. Fun activity for your class.

PowerPoints on Gravity

Cloud


Need a PowerPoint on gravity? Here are some great resources.

Birds and Gravity

Bird


Teachers will want to check out this site for detailed illustrations and information on how birds fly.

Learner.org offers "How Birds Fly: An In-Depth Journey North Lesson."

Balloons Balloons Balloons!

Hot Air Balloon

Helium balloons are always a fascination to kids. This PDF on helium balloons and the physics of floating in air can be the focal point of the next science experiment in your classroom.

Grab a hot air balloon lesson plan. Fun, Fun, Fun!

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