THE SCIENTIFIC EQUIPMENT
African Educational Programs kit:
glass and plastic balls, inflatable rubber balloon,
paper airplane model, a stick on a rod with a ring
and weights, South African flags, key chains, etc.
Digital video camera SONY DSR-PD150P.
A visual demonstration to schoolchildren of the
difference between an object's mass and weight, action
of reactive force, inertia of resting and moving bodies
in zero gravity, as well as behavior of an object
in zero gravity, as compared with terrestrial gravity
Filming nine video sequences, providing a visual
- the action of reactive force in zero gravity;
- the difference between an object mass and weight
in terrestrial gravity and zero gravity;
- the action of inertia of rest and motion in zero
- determing an object mass in zero gravity.
Video footage taken during the experiment will be
used for improving visual aids to make school teaching
in South Africa more efficient and encourage schoolchildren
to take interest in space exploration.