Flight Paths of Orbiting Satellites
Students track the path of an orbiting object on globes, and plot the path of an orbiting object on flat world maps. They analyze and discuss why an object orbiting earth on a plane produce a flight path which appears as wavy lines.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review It All Comes Full Circle
How long does it take spacecraft go around the earth? Using the circular orbits of the space shuttle and the International Space Station, groups determine the distance traveled in one revolution, then calculate the distance traveled...
8 mins 9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable