Classroom Activity

Microgravity In The Classroom
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-12


Use three demonstrations that create microgravity conditions. The Falling Weight apparatus teacher demonstration has instructions for building a falling weight apparatus. Small student groups can perform the other two demonstrations, Falling Water and Can Throw. "Student reader" pages provide background information about creating microgravity.

Microgravity In The Classroom [246KB PDF file]

These demonstrations are part of the Microgravity Educator Guide.