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Video Lesson: Force of Gravity

Video Lesson

Subject
Physics

Description of the video lesson
In this video we look at the Force of Gravity.
We consider different types of force and then look at what gravitational force actually means.
We look at the difference between mass and weight.

Partner presentation
Pixel

Level of English
Students should have basic English vocabulary and grammar skills.

Pre-requisites
For language students should be able to listen to the speaker and understand what he is explaining with the help of prompt words and diagrams.
For content the students should already have looked at the idea of force and how different forces behave.

Language aims
Language Skills: Listening, watching, speaking
Grammar: Present simple tense
Nouns: force, attraction, gravity, mass, weight
Verbs: attract, pull, push, move

Students should also learn about symbols and units in physics.
Keywords:
FORCE
PUSH
PULL
FASTER
SLOWER
DIRECTION
SHAPE
LARGE
SMALL
GRAVITY
FORCE OF GRAVITY
MASS
MATTER
Mass = m
WEIGHT
Weight = W
GRAVITY = g
UNITS
NEWTONS
GRAVITY
FORCE OF ATTRACTION
ATTRACTIVE FORCE
MASSIVE
GRAVITATIONAL PULL
ORBIT

Subject aims
Students learn about gravity as a force that attracts objects to each other.

Students' Difficulties
Gravity is an invisible force but students will find it less difficult to understand if the teacher gives a historical background - e.g. set the scene by talking about Galileo and Newton.
They may also find it difficult to distinguish between mass and weight.

Students' Skills
The students should be able to describe an abstract concept using both simple grammar and technical terms.

Teaching Resources

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- Videos

- Interaction
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- Speaking
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- Articles
- Videos

- Listening
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- Videos

- Interaction
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- Speaking

- Exercises
- Multiple choice questionnaire

- Listening
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- Lesson Plans

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking

- Online lab

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking

- Gamification

- Reading
- Speaking

- Exercises

- Interaction
- Reading
- Writing

- Gamification
- Interactive activity

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Gamification
- Interactive activity

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
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- Gamification
- Interactive activity

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
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- Online module
- Videos

- Listening
- Reading

- Diagrams and graphs
- Videos

- Listening
- Reading

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Gamification

- Interaction
- Reading

- Audios/ Podcast

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking
- Writing

- e-book

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Articles
- Exercises
- Videos
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- e-book

- Listening
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- Speaking

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking
- Writing

- Articles
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
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- Speaking
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- Articles
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
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- Articles
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking

- Articles
- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Articles
- Exercises
- Multiple choice questionnaire
- Videos
- Web Site/Portal

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking
- Writing

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Speaking

- Articles
- Diagrams and graphs
- Web Site/Portal

- Reading

- Glossary

- Listening
- Reading
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- Articles

- Interaction
- Reading
- Speaking
- Writing

- Exercises
- Gamification
- Interactive activity

- Interaction
- Reading

- Videos

- Interaction
- Listening
- Reading
- Speaking