login
You are not logged in.
search:
AMSER logo



LAR: Yes
Title: A Rose By Any Other Name
Url: http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=...
Creator: Schulz, Teresa M.
Publisher: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science
Description: This case study uses the example of Pluto: how do we determine what a planet is? The lesson compares orbital parameters like semi-major axis, orbital period and orbital resonance of different planets. The material would be appropriate for high school or lower level undergraduate classes. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general comments may be read and contributed.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Moon -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Pluto
Science -- Astronomy -- Theoretical astronomy and celestial mechanics -- Calculation of orbits
GEM Subject: Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Terrestrial planets
Astronomy -- Solar system
Date Issued: 2005-03-21
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo.
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-12-23 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-12-29 13:14:46 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 56
Resource URL Clicks: 6
Cumulative Rating: NOT YET RATED
Report a Problem with this Resource Record

Resource Comments

(no comments available yet for this resource)

user login
Username:
Password:
why log in?
Manage your resources
Save, organize, and share resources that you find.

Subscribe to bulletins
Automatically be notified about new resources that match your interests.

It's easy, fast, and FREE!
AMSER =
FREE ONLINE
RESOURCES
for the
CLASSROOM

Copyright 2015 Internet Scout Resource Metadata
Copyright 2015 Internet Scout
NSF NSDL University of Wisconsin Internet Scout
Leave Feedback
http://amser.org/