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Your Weight On Other Worlds
Students can put their weights into this calculation tool and see how much more or less they would weigh on the other planets, moons, our sun, and other types of stars. The tool is accompanied by discussions of mass, weight, gravity , and distance. Clicking on the images of the planets links the user to additional information for each one.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-637
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contributor: The Exploratorium