Ch 5: ScienceFusion Space Science Unit 2.2: Gravity in the Solar System

About This Chapter

The Gravity in the Solar System chapter of this ScienceFusion Space Science Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with gravity in the solar system. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Gravity in the Solar System textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Gravity in the Solar System chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the gravity in the solar system topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • To understand the types of energy involved with planetary motion
  • The life story and accomplishments of Johannes Kepler
  • The law of universal gravitation
  • To understand and explain centripetal force
  • To describe the theories surrounding the formation of our solar system

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