ERIC Number: EJ309105
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Measuring the Acceleration Due to Gravity: An Experiment Galileo Could Have Run.
Mentzer, Robert G.
Physics Teacher, v22 n9 p580-81 Dec 1984
Today students routinely measure the acceleration due to gravity (g) with strobes and high-speed photography. However, it is possible to measure g using equipment and reasoning available to Galileo. Such an experiment (and the equipment needed) is described. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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