Mass, Weight and Gravity

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  • Created by: Abbie
  • Created on: 08-01-12 19:36


Gravity is the frce of attraction between all masses, but you only really notice it when the mass is really big, e.g. a planet.

It has some important effects:

  • On the surface of a planet, it makes things accelerate towards the ground
  • It gives everything a weight
  • It keeps planets, moons and satellites in their orbits (the orbit is a balance between the forward motion of the object and…


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