ERIC Number: ED196669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Gravitation, Book 3. The University of Illinois Astronomy Program.
Atkin, J. Myron; Wyatt, Stanley P., Jr.
Presented is book three in a series of six books in the University of Illinois Astronomy Program which introduces astronomy to upper elementary and junior high school students. The causes of celestial motion are investigated and the laws that apply to all moving things in the universe are examined in detail. Topics discussed include: the basic concepts of speed, acceleration, force and mass; gravity at the earth's surface; Newton's law of universal gravitation; orbital paths near the earth; and the motions and masses of planets and stars. (Author/DS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana.