Astronauts Leaping on the Moon
This footage, from Footagevault, documents the locomotion of humans on the moon under reduced gravity conditions is always fun to watch and can be used with Key Stage Three and Four students to start discussions about forces. This clip shows Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan leaping towards the camera with great big kangaroo hops, proving that there is gravity on the Moon, albeit of a weaker force.
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|Age||7-11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19|
|Published||1970 - 1979|
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