ERIC Number: EJ860272
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
The Gravitational Landscape of the Solar System
van den Berg, Willem H.
Physics Teacher, v46 n6 p363-364 Sep 2008
The Sun's gravitational influence is of course much greater than that of any of the planets. Just how much greater can be dramatically illustrated by plotting their combined gravitational potential on the same graph.
Descriptors: Astronomy, Physics, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Scientific Concepts, Graphs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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