Background knowledge and enrichment
Gravity and falling objects lesson - pbslearningmedia.org
Funded by the National Science Foundation. Students investigate the force of gravity and how all objects regardless of their mass fall to the ground at the same rate. Grades 3-5
Isaac Newton: Facts and Summary - history.com
Biography of Sir Isaac Newton with article and 3 videos: Enlightenment, Law of Gravity, and Isaac Newton ( 3 - 5 minutes each) .
Isaac Newton - famousscientists.org
Simple biography about the greatest physicist who ever lived.
A lesson guide integrating a series of activities designed to demonstrate the role of gravity in common games and toys. Grades 4 -6
Teaching the force of gravity to elementary school students - teaching channel.org
Video of a sample teacher lesson on gravity for grades 2-5 (14 min.)
Gravity lesson plans and lesson ideas - brainpop.com
Background information for teachers, parents, and caregivers for grades K-3. Classroom, family and home school activities.
Sir Isaac Newton Lesson - instructorweb.com
Printable reading comprehension resource, grades 4 - 6, (requires sign-in)