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Orbital path of Landsat

Middle schoolers comprehend how Landsat satellites orbit teh Earth to produce images. They comprehend the elliptical path of satellites. Students recognize that a different orbital path is needed for different satellites to perform their tasks. They are asked to list all the different two-dimensional geometric figures that they remember. Middle schoolers are asked which geometric figures could be used by satellites to orbit the Earth.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
2 days
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