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Microgravity In The Classroom

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Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education

Grade Levels: 5-12
Publication Year: 1997
Product Number: EG-1997-08-110-HQ
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science

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.

Page Last Updated: December 31st, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild