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published by the University of New South Wales
written by Joe Wolfe
This web page provides a multimedia introduction to gravity.  It includes topics such as forces, acceleration, Newton's laws, orbits, escape velocity, black holes, etc.  Short video clips, still images, graphs, and diagrams are integrated with text to promote understanding of important concepts.  

This tutorial is part of the PhysClip collection of web-based resources on introductory mechanics, electricity, and magnetism.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- General
- Gravity
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Illustration
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
= Photograph
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- General Publics
- application/flash
- image/gif
- text/html
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 School of Physics, University of New South Wales, Australia
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Australia License.
Keywords: acceleration, black hole, escape velocity, force, gravity, kepler's laws, multimedia, newton's laws, orbit
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created March 12, 2009 by Alea Smith
Record Updated: Feb 04, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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February 5, 2008
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AIP Format
J. Wolfe, (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), WWW Document, (http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/gravity.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
J. Wolfe, Physclips: Gravity, Newton's laws and the orbits of the planets (University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2006), <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/gravity.htm>.
APA Format
Wolfe, J. (2008, February 5). Physclips: Gravity, Newton's laws and the orbits of the planets. Retrieved July 30, 2014, from University of New South Wales: http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/gravity.htm
Chicago Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Gravity, Newton's laws and the orbits of the planets. Sydney: University of New South Wales, February 5, 2008. http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/gravity.htm (accessed 30 July 2014).
MLA Format
Wolfe, Joe. Physclips: Gravity, Newton's laws and the orbits of the planets. Sydney: University of New South Wales, 2006. 5 Feb. 2008. 30 July 2014 <http://www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au/jw/gravity.htm>.
BibTeX Export Format
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