Artificial Sattellites and Orbits

High schoolers calculate the orbit that an artificial satellite must achieve to have balance between the centrifugal force and the gravitational pull of the Earth. They observe a demonstration and then use a three step equation to calculate a stable orbit.

9th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
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