GRAVITY

THE EARTH EXERTS A GRAVITATIONAL FORCE THAT CAUSES OBJECTS TO FALL

g - THE ACCELERATION OF GRAVITY CAN BE FOUND BY DROPPING AN OBJECT AND MEASURING

HOW FAST IT PICKS UP SPEED AS IT FALLS

(Colorado School of Mines)

NOTES: ACCELERATION IS THE QUANTITY USED IN DESCRIBING HOW CARS ACCELERATE (0 - TO - 60 in 10 seconds, etc)

g IS THE SAME FOR ALL OBJECTS (HEAVY AND LIGHT THINGS
FALL AT THE SAME SPEED)