Virtual Idea Lab

Astronomy Class, Week 6: Newton; Motion, Energy, Mass, Gravity

Read Chapter 4 in the textbook (The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 7th edition, Bennett et al, 2014).

View Astronomy Lecture 5 slides.

Learn about Newton's Laws of Motion at this UTK website.

Learn about the concept of Mass here.

Learn about the concept of Gravity here.

Watch "Sir Isaac Newton: The Gravity of Genius" in class.

Post about what you've learned this week in the Astronomy Week 6 Forum on Sakai (no later than next Monday).

Take Week 6 Quiz on Sakai.

Assignment #1 (Magazine Review) is due.