Gravity Buckets: Explore Black Holes and Gravity with a Bucket & Fabric [Activity]

Gravity Buckets: Explore Black Holes and Gravity with a Bucket & Fabric [Activity]

  • Daytime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
Discover some basics about gravity by using a bucket with stretchy fabric over it to allow visitors to experiment with marbles and weights. Find out how to avoid falling into a black hole, and imagine what would happen if our Sun were replaced with a black hole with help from this easy and engaging activity.

Uploaded: October 2008

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Exploring Black Holes and Gravity

Demonstration of the activity.

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
Nighttime Event
Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
Outside Venue
Outside Venue
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