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TE Activity: A Roundabout Way to Mars

Students investigate Hohmann orbit transfers using cardboard and string while focusing on the orbits of Earth and Mars. They look at the planets orbits around the sun and transfer orbit form one planet to another to determine what a delta-v maneuver is.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 7th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Year
2004
Included Materials
  • Vocabulary