Finding Mass in the Cosmos

In this finding mass in the cosmos instructional activity, students use the equations for the force of gravity, the centrifugal force pushing a planet outwards and the speed of a planet to solve 2 problems. They find the mass of primary bodies given the orbit radius, the period and the companion.

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Grade
9th - 11th
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Math
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