Calculating Orbital Speeds

Students are introduced to the regularities of planetary motion. They create a spreadsheet to calculate the speed of any orbiting body at apogee and perigee. Students then use the spreadsheet to compare the speeds of planets, moons, asteroids and comets.

11th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Database & Spreadsheet
2 days

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