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How Does a Satellite Stay in Orbit?

Students explore placing a satellite into orbit, then about forces needed to keep an object in orbit. They examine how satellites orbit in elliptical paths and about properties of ellipses. They learn Kepler's 3rd Law of Planetary Motion

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
4 days

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