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Orbital Bliss

Most young mathematicians are aware that the planets don’t orbit the sun in a circle but rather as an ellipse, but have never studied this interesting feature. This resource looks at the planetary orbits in more detail and helps learners develop an understanding of eccentricity of an ellipse. Some of the resources referenced are not available but there are still a number of interesting questions and worksheets to use. 

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Resource Details

Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Math
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2001
Included Materials
  • Worksheet