Created on: July 21, 2009

Website Address: https://library.curriki.org/oer/Newton-s-Universal-Law-of-Gravitation-38612

TABLE OF CONTENTS

- A Tour of the Universe -- Scope and Sequence
- Introduction to A Tour of the Universe
- Aristotle and Ptolemy
- Retrograde Motion Activity
- The Renaissance and Leonardo da Vinci
- Nicolaus Copernicus
- Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo -- A Burst of Ideas
- The Universe and Planetary Motion
- Movement of Earth in the Solar System
- The Solar System
- Motion
- Newton and Laws of Motion
- Earth's Atmosphere
- Adventures in Space
- Centripetal Motion
- Ellipses
- Measuring the Earth

- Measuring the Earth
- Measuring the Earth Assessment
- Earth's Shadow
- Ship on the Horizon
- Eratosthenes Map

- The Universe and Planetary Motion
- The Universe and Planetary Motion Assessment
- Journey to the Edge of the Universe (video)

This lesson, assessment, and set of images introduce students to Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation.

This lesson introduces Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation, including the equation. The strives to create an intuitive sense of the law and simply explain the equation that describes it.

This assessment asks students to review Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation by calculating their own mass. Additionally, students are asked to examine the life of Newton from their readings and share things they learned.

This folder contains images and links to simulators that help explain and clarify Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation.