How Fast Do Objects Accelerate To Earth?

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In this activity, from the Aeronautics Internet Textbook, students will explore how fast objects fall to the earth using pennies, empty plastic container, and a window two to three stories above ground. This page contains step-by-step instructions for performing the experiment, as well as links to a summary of the activity and to assessment information.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Science, Physics, Addition & Subtraction, Mathematics

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning