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Title: Orbital Motion
Url: http://mypages.iit.edu/~smile/ph9111.html
Creator: Kopsian, Eleanor
Publisher: Frazier, Franklin
Description: Authored by Eleanor Kopsian of Franklin Frazier, this is an activity intended to help students understand orbital motion and Kepler's Laws through a comparison of a circle and an ellipse and the application of Kepler's Law of Elliptical Orbits. The lesson contains objectives, vocabulary, needed materials, strategies, handouts, conclusions, evaluation questions and references. Although simple in design, this can still be a very useful resource for an instructor looking to enhance or create new curriculum.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Calculation of orbits -- Kepler's laws
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy
Physics -- Kepler's laws
Physics -- Motion
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Technical School Second Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-05-27 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-01-07 20:24:09 (W3C-DTF)
Source: comPADRE  comPADRE
Full Record Views: 41
Resource URL Clicks: 5
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