Gravitation is the force of attraction between all objects that tends to pull them toward one another. It is a fundamental force in our universe, affecting the largest and smallest objects, all forms of matter, and energy. Gravitation governs the motion of astronomical bodies.

Presentations on Gravitation : |

Understanding GravityGrade: 5 - 12 Lesson on what is gravity. Gravity may not be visible, but it is ever-present and affects everything in our universe. 14:30 |

GravityGrade: 5 - 12 The lesson explains the force of gravity with the help of Isaac Newton's celebrated falling apple. It also explains the unit with which the force of gravity is measured. 4:50 |

The Basics of GravityGrade: 5 - 12 A short film explaining the basic concept of gravity. 2:30 |

Gravity: the Weakest Natural Force on Earth?Grade: 5 - 12 Scientists from Harvard university try to explain the weakness of gravity in comparison to all other fundamental forces of nature. 3:55 |

Introduction to Newton's Law of Gravitation, part 1Grade: 5 - 12 Gravity for kids - Introduction to gravity and Newton's laws. 8:35 |

Introduction to Newton's Law of Gravitation, part 2Grade: 5 - 12 8:15 |

Gravity and the Expanding UniverseGrade: 8 - 12 The universe was so very big and continuously expanding. But shouldn't the force of gravity at least be slowing down its expansion? Join the scientists as they look for answers. 4:00 |

General Relativity and GravityGrade: 8 - 12 A presentation explaining General Relativity and Gravity. 8:30 |

Gravity in terms of Space-TimeGrade: 8 - 12 A presentation exploring how gravity works in terms of the fourth dimension - the space-time fabric of the universe. 4:00 |

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