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Visit site from the Exploratorium for a demonstration showing that the acceleration of gravity is the same for different objects.  The site contains a materials list, assembly instructions for creating the vacuum, and basic procedures for the demonstration.  Also provided is an explanation of gravitation effects, freefall, and terminal velocity.
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Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Gravity
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- Informal Education
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Keywords: drop, fall, force, freefall, gravity, resistance, speed, terminal velocity
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