Ch 6: Gravitation in Physics

About This Chapter

Review foundational gravitation concepts in physics with these helpful science lessons. You can access these lessons at any time to prepare for upcoming exams, bring up your grades or practice answering questions related to gravitation.

Gravitation in Physics - Chapter Summary

This collection of video and text-based lessons helps you review basic gravitation concepts in the study of physics. Inside the chapter, you'll find simple lessons that define topics such as gravitational fields and geosynchronous orbits. Our expert physics instructors will also help you evaluate Kepler's laws of planetary motion and the law of universal gravitation.

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Understand the gravitational field formula
  • Summarize Johannes Kepler's laws of planetary motion
  • Evaluate the importance of the law of universal gravitation
  • Describe the geosynchronous orbit of satellites

To help you retain the information you've studied, we've included several self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam. These lessons are available to study at any time that fits your schedule, and you can use any computer or mobile device to access the lessons. Your course Dashboard keeps track of your quiz scores and progress throughout the chapter. Our instructors are also available to any questions you may have.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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