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Weightlessness discussion activity

Overall rating 4 out of 54.5 (2 ratings)

Last updated 06 September 2013, created 05 January 2013, viewed 2,047

This is a short activity getting pupils to discuss weightlessness and think about how to apply the physics they have learned in physics to understand what is going on. It includes a multiple choice trick question I found online that is very good to check understanding! Also includes: Video on weight More…lessness and concept cartoon, explanation with a man in lift (don't need to use the text, can replace it with dialogue), and a G-force video.

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  • Powerpoint documentActivity
    InertiaGforceWeightlessness.pptx (1mb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentCards and flashcards
    WeightlessnessConceptCartoon.pptx (62kb, Powerpoint document)
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Excellent resource that really helps tackling common misconceptions about weightlessness in space. I added this resource to the @tesScience Twitter stream. Thanks for sharing.

from alessio, 06 September 2013. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5 Recommended

Great resource, thankyou.

from EMelling, 06 January 2013
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