Ch 6: TExES Science 7-12: Laws of Gravitation

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Study the laws of gravitation in this chapter of the TExES Science 7-12 exam study guide. Video lessons and self-assessment quizzes ensure you're up to speed for related questions on the exam.

TExES Science 7-12: Laws of Gravitation - Chapter Summary

This Laws of Gravitation chapter provides an introduction to gravity and its effects. Lesson topics include Newton's law of gravitation, gravitational attraction, and potential energy. Other topics covered in this chapter include Kepler's laws of planetary motion and elliptical orbits. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Apply Newton's law of gravitation
  • Understand gravitational attraction of extended bodies
  • Define gravitational potential energy
  • Apply Kepler's laws of planetary motion
  • Explain periods and speeds of elliptical orbits

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