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Gravity and Orbits Simulation

Resource ID#: 19708

Primary Type: Virtual Manipulative

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In this simulation, students will learn the orbits of the Earth and moon as well as gravitational forces. This is a good illustration of the gravitational pull causing tides.
Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, LCD Projector, Java Plugin
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: gravity, orbits, PhET, Earth, moon, sun, revolution, revolve
Instructional Component Type(s): Virtual Manipulative
Instructional Design Framework(s): Demonstration
Resource Collection: iCPALMS