Gravity

In this lesson we learn what gravity is, the difference between mass and weight, and how we can investigate mass and weight on earth.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.For objects to be balanced, opposing forces must have the same...

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Q2.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its speed?

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Q3.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its direction?

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Q4.A person rides a bike at a constant speed in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q5.A person rides a bike at constant speed and turns left. What can we say about the forces?

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Q6.A person accelerates as they ride a bike in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q7.What is another word for resultant force?

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Q8.If forces are balanced, what is the resultant force?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.For objects to be balanced, opposing forces must have the same...

1/8

Q2.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its speed?

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Q3.If forces on an object are balanced, what will happen to its direction?

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Q4.A person rides a bike at a constant speed in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q5.A person rides a bike at constant speed and turns left. What can we say about the forces?

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Q6.A person accelerates as they ride a bike in a straight line. What can we say about the forces?

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Q7.What is another word for resultant force?

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Q8.If forces are balanced, what is the resultant force?

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Gravity

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Q1.What is mass measured in?

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Q2.What is weight measured in?

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Q3.Gravity is a force that acts on any object with .....

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Q4.What piece of equipment do I use to measure weight?

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Q5.Which if the following is a non-contact force?

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Q6.If an object is stationary the forces are ..........

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Q7.If an object is moving at a constant speed the forces are ..........

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Q8.If an object is accelerating the forces are ..........

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Q9.If an object is changing direction the forces are ..........

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Quiz:

Gravity

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.What is mass measured in?

1/9

Q2.What is weight measured in?

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Q3.Gravity is a force that acts on any object with .....

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Q4.What piece of equipment do I use to measure weight?

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Q5.Which if the following is a non-contact force?

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Q6.If an object is stationary the forces are ..........

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Q7.If an object is moving at a constant speed the forces are ..........

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Q8.If an object is accelerating the forces are ..........

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Q9.If an object is changing direction the forces are ..........

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Lesson summary: Gravity

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