Acceleration due to gravity and why falling objects with different masses accelerate at the same rate.
Examines weight, the force due to gravity, and the acceleration caused by this force.
Examines two misconceptions about falling objects.
Reviews acceleration due to gravity and why falling objects with different masses accelerate at the same rate.
Practice Acceleration Due to Gravity questions
Discover how to find the terminal velocity of a penny dropped from a skyscraper and whether the penny will be traveling fast enough by the time it reaches the ground to damage materials or harm people.
Compare the acceleration due to gravity on Earth, the moon, and Mars in this applet.
An interactive demo about falling objects that lets you simulate the effect of air resistance on acceleration due to gravity.