Kepler and his Laws
Students examine Kepler's Laws. They confirm Kepler's 3rd law by comparing orbital periods and mean distances for all major planets and study conic sections, qualitatively.
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable
An Understanding of the Positions of the Planets
Copernicus published the heliocentric solar system concept in 1514. The Catholic church banned the book, and that ban wasn't lifted until 1835. Now the heliocentric model of the solar system is widely accepted, and the instructional...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Kepler's Third Law Interactive
Common sense says that the farther a planet is from the sun, the longer the orbit. Kepler turned common sense into his third law by quantifying this relationship. Classes explore Kepler's Third Law through an interactive tutorial. They...
9th - Higher Ed Science