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What would you expect children, on entering secondary school, to know about the force of gravity?
A common, but incorrect, line of reasoning among pupils involves making the link between gravity and the atmosphere or air.
A major challenge is getting across the idea that gravity is a force that acts everywhere in the universe and is not simply...
Some pupils believe that gravity increases with height.
There's a good chance you could improve your teaching if you were to try these strategies.
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