# [NFB-Science] Gravity experiments

Kendra Schaber redwing731 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 19:19:40 UTC 2018

Hi Noreen!
Thank you for the link!!! I hope it will prove useful!!!

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Kendra,
You want to simplify the math problem by having kids figure out their weight on the Moon. Here's a link that explains how to do that.

https://sciencing.com/calculate-weight-moon-7812905.html

Sincerely,
Noreen

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Hi all!
Since I’m going to take math in the winter for my own journey as a college student, this formula will help me out in practicing math. I don’t know if the younger students will be ready for this equation. As I read it, the equation looks like it might be advanced algebra or calculus. I know that schools are teaching algebra to younger students than they did in the past. But I don’t know how many of our students will be ready for this one. We get students from 4 all the way to 17 years old in our BELL program in Oregon. However, I’ll keep it around anyway for the mathamitions of the class room. Besides, I’ll want to give it a try myself just to find out if I get the correct answer or as close to it as the math itself allows because even math is not totally exzact, particularly with circles. I’ve even heard of unsolved math problems. However, this is a good tester even for me.

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Sent: Friday, August 10, 2018 9:15:19 PM
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The formula for calculating the excellaration of a falling object is
D=.5a*t^2
D is distance, a is acceleration
T is time
On earth, the acceleration is 32 feet per second per second.
On the moon the accelerationis 32/6 or 5.33333feet per second per second
Now plug the numbers into the variable a and devide by 2 for the earth it will give you 16
For the moon that will give you 2.666
Now if you let a object fall for 2 seconds on the earth that will be 2 squared or 4. Now multiply 4 times 16 which will give you 64 feet so in 2 seconds a object will fall 64 feet on the earth. Bythe way the object will be falling 64 feet per second at that point as well.
Now the moon.
Let a object fall for 2 seconds on the moon.
So we square the time which is 2. So that will be 4.
Now multiply 4 times 2.666 and you will get 10.664
So on earth a object will fall 64 feet in two seconds.
On the moon the object will fall 10.6 feet in two seconds.
Here we are dropping the object in a vaccume on the earth as it will be on the moon.
Hope that helps.

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Subject: [NFB-Science] Gravity experiments

Hi all!
I’m looking for ideas on how to compare the gravity of the earth to the gravity of the moon. The moon is one sixth the gravity of the earth. Does anyone have ideas on how to show the gravity from both the earth and the moon?

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