Motion: Falling Bodies
 
 
 
 
Aristotle
 
Earth Water Air Fire
 
Aristotle <ul><li>the speed at which something falls is proportional to its weight </li></ul><ul><li>and inversely proport...
Galileo
fall faster? or slower?
in a vacuum,  all objects fall  at the same rate
 
 
 
 
water clock
 
Distance travelled
Distance fallen is proportional to the square of the time 1 4 9 16 25
Isaac Newton
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>References: </li></ul>
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Falling bodies

  1. 1. Motion: Falling Bodies
  2. 6. Aristotle
  3. 8. Earth Water Air Fire
  4. 10. Aristotle <ul><li>the speed at which something falls is proportional to its weight </li></ul><ul><li>and inversely proportional to the density of the medium through which it falls </li></ul>
  5. 11. Galileo
  6. 12. fall faster? or slower?
  7. 13. in a vacuum, all objects fall at the same rate
  8. 18. water clock
  9. 20. Distance travelled
  10. 21. Distance fallen is proportional to the square of the time 1 4 9 16 25
  11. 22. Isaac Newton
  12. 27. <ul><li>References: </li></ul>

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