Was Kepler Correct?
Students are introduced to Kepler's 2nd law of Planetary Motion. The lesson reinforces the understanding of focal points. They calculate the sector area of an ellipse.Students expand understanding by modeling Kepler's 2nd Law of Planetary Motion.
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New Review The Engine of Life
There is a specific zone, or distance from a star, that a planet must be in order to have water in a liquid form. The activity demonstrates how flux density depends on its distance from the source. A photovoltaic cell gets power to drive...
5th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Solar Systems Across the Universe
Scientists have theorized that our solar system formed 4.6 billion years ago. For this pair of activities, learners first hypothesize how our solar system was formed. Using this information, groups then determine how scientists search...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable