Physics – Unit 07 Universal Gravitation

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Overview: This unit focuses on the history of our study of the planets. We will start with the history of our understanding the orbits and then focus our attention on the mathematical representations formed to explain the scientific observations made by Kepler, Newton, and Einstein.

Useful Tips: Make sure you pay close attention to each scientist presented in this unit and their significant contributions to our understanding the solar system.

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NOTE: If you would like more information regarding the purpose or intention of any of the following items, please look at Unit’s 01 or 02 as they have full descriptions following each item. Thanks!

  • Unit Outline
  • Historical Timeline Activity
  • Rubric for Timeline Activity
  • Equations Sheet

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Note: Click on the images below to access the interactive application aka applets.

Force of Gravity (HTML App)

Celestial Orbits (Java App)

Gravity and Orbits

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Video lessons are lessons recorded by me for the purpose of assisting you through difficult concepts. At this point in time the list of available videos is limited. Not all content is available online. As new videos become available, news posts will be posted on the front page of If you subscribe to BClassroom via email, facebook, or twitter you will be informed automatically when videos are posted. 

Below is the YouTube playlist for this unit. (Due to the blocking of YouTube on school computers these videos are not currently available on school computers! However you can access them on your mobile device or at home by clicking HERE.)

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