We found 119 resources with the concept ellipses
The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
Kepler's Third Law of Motion
6 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Kepler and Newton make a great team! Derive Kepler's Third Law of Motion using Newton's work with gravitational forces. An installment of the Socratica "Astronomy" playlist explores the applications of Kepler's Third Law of Motion after...
Kepler's First Law of Motion—Elliptical Orbits
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the transition from circular orbit theories to elliptical orbits. An episode of a video series on astronomy models the different elliptical shapes of the orbits of the planets in the solar systems. Using string, the presenter...
Ellipses Centered at the Origin: Lithotripsy
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
Investigate ellipses through the lens of medical applications. Pupils use a medical scenario to determine the equation of an ellipse. By using the interactive, learners determine the foci and major and minor axes of the ellipse that...
Geometry: Extended Performance Task Plan for Backyard Oasis
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Backyards are made for relaxing ... not doing math! Young mathematicians design a backyard based on a list of client specifications. They calculate areas, write equations for the path of a fountain, and research costs for a garden.
What are Years... and the Galactic Supermassive Black Hole!
2 mins 9th - 12th
Everything is relative ... including the length of a year! Physics students explore time on a galactic scale in an animated video. The resource focuses on the tropical year upon which our calendar is based, galactic years, and the length...