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Navigating at the Speed of Satellites

Middle-school scientists explore trilateration and the speed of light in order to understand how GPS works. This fabulous lesson is very current and of great interest to youngsters. Use this as a part of your satellite studies in an earth science class or as an part of your curriculum for an engineering class.

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Resource Details

6th - 9th
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Scientific Equipment
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