Stephen Hawking, a Scientific Genius

Only 22 days ago, the world lost the great scientist, Stephen Hawking. At Elesapiens, we have closely followed his theories, his research, and his love of science

His greatest contributions consisted of his theorems of relativity, the origin of the universe, and black holes.

He was an astrophysicist, cosmologist, physical theorist, and a great scientific divulger. He received 12 honorary doctorates and was awarded the Order of the British Empire, the Prince of Austria’s Award for Concord, the Copley Medal, the Medal of Freedom, and the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award.

We share his great passion for outer space and his endless curiosity, so we have developed resources and our place in the universe. Additionally, we have made resources about the solar system, gravity, and other universal forces.

Here are a selection of those resources:  

An Infographic about the Universal Law of Gravitation: 

This is an infographic which relates the Universal Law of Gravitation to topics like our varying weight on each planet or the orbit of the International Space Station.

Video about the Solar System:

This video animation offers an introduction to the Solar System: the set of celestial bodies that move around the sun in outer space. The components of this system, the differences between systems, and the role gravity plays in its movement are all explained here.

Infographic about Space Exploration: 

This infographic takes you through a tour of the major milestones in exploration of our solar system, from the first probes that orbited the Earth to the research being done our Mars, through our first manned missions to the moon. 

Offline Activity: The Representation of the Solar System

This activity involves construction and simulation that helps students understand the scale of the planets and their distance from the sun. 

Video about Gravity and Resistance 

This animated video explains what gravity is and introduces students to the concept of air resistance in relation to falling bodies in a simple and entertaining way.

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