Mission CG7: Gravitational Field Strength

Mission CG7 pertains to the conceptual and mathematical aspect of the gravitational field strength (g) and its connection to universal gravitation. The mission consists of 36 questions organized into 9 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to define the gravitational field strength (g) and identify the variables that affect its value.
  • The student should be able to predict the effect of alterations in strategic variables upon the gravitational field strength (g).


Launch Mission CG7


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom - Circular Motion Unit, Lesson 3, Part d


Video Tutorials:

The Value of g



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: