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Gravity: It's GREEEAAATTT! Weighty Matters Laboratory Practical Set-up Guide


1. Weight Hanging Free: ______________________________________

2. Weight Accelerating Up:

  1. Trial 1: ______________________________________________

  2. Trial 2: ______________________________________________

  3. Trial 3: ______________________________________________

  4. Trial 4: ______________________________________________
3. Weight Accelerating Down:

  1. Trial 1: ______________________________________________

  2. Trial 2: ______________________________________________

  3. Trial 3: ______________________________________________

  4. Trial 4: ______________________________________________
4. Weight during Free Fall:

  1. Trial 1: ______________________________________________

  2. Trial 2: ______________________________________________

  3. Trial 3: ______________________________________________

  4. Trial 4: ______________________________________________
From this experiment, can you explain what an astronaut might experience at blastoff?

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