ERIC Number: EJ520440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Teaching Science. A Weighty Gravity Lesson.
Leyden, Michael B.
Teaching PreK-8, v26 n4 p28,32-33 Jan 1996
Describes an activity that uses a candle, a scale, and an elevator to demonstrate the concept of weightlessness in space, showing that astronauts are not truly weightless. Activity includes an exploration phase, a concept introduction phase, and a concept application phase. Provides guidelines and safety measures for conducting the activity. (JW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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