Flight Paths of Orbiting Satellites

Students examine the path a satellite follows as it orbits the earth. For this space science lesson, students use a globe as they illustrate a satellite in its orbital plane, then plot points on the satellite's path on the globe to see what the path would look like on a map.

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4th - 9th
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Space Science & Astronomy
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