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Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
Kepler's First Law of Motion—Elliptical Orbits
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDiscover the transition from circular orbit theories to elliptical orbits. An episode of a video series on astronomy models the different elliptical shapes of the orbits of the planets in the solar systems. Using string, the presenter...
Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight
9th - 12th
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...