Universal Gravitation: Physics Lab


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What letter represents the gravitational constant?

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1. How would you describe the gravitational constant?

2. Which of the following is FALSE about the gravitational constant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will review Newton's Universal Law of Gravitation and how mass and distance are effected by gravity. With practice application problems, you will be tested on your ability to define relevant terms and apply Newton's laws.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Define and apply your knowledge of the following subjects:

  • Universal Gravitation
  • Effects of sudden gravitational termination
  • Doubling the force between Earth and Sun
  • Factors allowing for the Earth's crashing into the Sun

Skills Practiced

Test the following skills using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Newton's Law of Gravitation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of mass, distance and Newton's laws of motion to answer questions about gravity
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve physics practice problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about Universal Gravitation, study the associated lesson, Universal Gravitation: Physics Lab. This lesson reviews the following objectives:

  • Learn about and apply Newton's Law of Gravitation
  • Understand gravity with respect to distances between objects
  • Relate the effects of gravity on mass
  • Know Newton's 1st Law