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This is an activity about gravity. Learners will fill out a questionnaire to assess their ideas about how the Earth is shaped and how things fall at different places around the planet. Then, in small groups, learners will discuss how gravity works as a force and confront previous misconceptions related to gravity and the Earth. This is Activity C-1 of Universe at Your Fingertips 2.0: A Collection of Activities and Resources for Teaching Astronomy DVD-ROM, which is available for purchase.

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    Grade 9,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 4,Planetary Science,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Upper Elementary,Grade 7,High School,Social Sciences,Physical sciences:Motion and forces,Elementary School,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Landforms/geography,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Grade 6,Physics,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123642656T,Geography

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