Acceleration due to gravity
A downloadable resource in which students determine a value for gravitational acceleration.
This downloadable resource is a worksheet for a practical activity where students determine a value for the acceleration due to gravity and then compare it to 9.8 ms-2.
Students drop a ball from a height and measure the distance covered and time taken.
The worksheet details the necessary calculations.
Australian Curriculum v9 Codes: AC9S10U05 (Year 10)
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