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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
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Exploring Our Backyard, The Solar System - Part 1/2

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A charming narrator introduces viewers to the wonders and history of our own solar system. A full explanation describing the birth of our sun, planets, and entire solar system. This is the first part of a two-part series on our solar...
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Worksheet 32: Kepler's Law

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this math worksheet, young scholars are given 8 questions regarding Kepler's first law of motion. The questions include definitions, short essay explanations, and formulaic expressions.
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Exploring Exoplanets with Kepler

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Calculate the movement and properties of planets like professional astronomers! Scholars use Kepler's third law to find Mercury and Venus's distance from the sun. Using changes in brightness of distant stars and Kepler's third law,...
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Newton and Leibniz: Crash Course History of Science #17

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The scientific revolution went out with a bang, thanks to some impressive intellectuals! Newton's and Leibniz's noteworthy discoveries unfold in the 17th installment in a lengthy History of Science series. Viewers witness the birth of...
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Mercury and Venus Transits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mercury transits, crosses over the disk of the sun, approximately 13 times per century, while Venus transits 14 times per thousand years. View these extremely rare forms of eclipses in accelerated time as part of a series from PBS 9-12...
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Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion Described Using Earth Satellites

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars examine the orbits of the more than 1,400 satellites that orbit Earth and visualize the application of Kepler's laws. They observe patterns of orbital periods and velocity as a function of distance from Earth to facilitate...
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Analyzing Light Curves of Transiting Exoplanets

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists detected exoplanets by measuring how the brightness of stars changed over time. Young astronomers interpret and analyze the same data that led to exoplanet discoveries. They learn to apply light curve graphs and connect the...
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Light Curves of Kepler's First Five Discoveries

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Kepler missions discovered and confirmed more than 2,650 exoplanets to date. A video shares the data from the first five discoveries. It provides graphs and diagrams to put each discovery in perspective to help scholars discuss the...
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How Does the Kepler Telescope Work?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In March 2009, NASA launched the Kepler Space Telescope to look for exoplanets. Almost immediately, it identified planets and has continued to work for many years. An informative video introduces this telescope, how it works, and shares...
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Exoplanets through Kepler’s Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The majority of all confirmed exoplanets relied on Kepler's laws to discover their locations. Scholars learn how to apply Kepler's laws and then practice using data to discover exoplanets. They benefit from NASA video footage, NOVA...
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Kepler's Third Law of Motion

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
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...
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Kepler's First Law of Motion—Elliptical Orbits

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Kepler's Second Law of Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Orbital velocity of planets change. Kepler's Second Law of Motion attempts to explain and predict the change in velocity. Scholars learn how to apply this law as they watch the video lesson.
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Orbital Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do planets orbit the sun in ellipses when moons orbit their planet in circles? Pupils control the semi-major axis, eccentricity of the orbit, and position angle. The resulting orbital appears with the related force vectors as...
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Journey to Mars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are there launch windows when traveling to outer space? Scholars explore the trajectory of traveling from one planet to another. By adjusting the departure and destination planets, as well as the launch date, they observe the ideal...
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Orbital Velocity Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Why does it take Pluto 90,000 days to orbit the sun, but it only takes Mercury 88 days? An interactive lesson helps pupils find a connection between the speed of orbit and distance a planet is from the sun. The simulation allows for...
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Kepler's Second Law Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Kepler decided to think outside the box and discovered that planets orbit in elliptical patterns. An engaging activity demonstrates the elliptical orbit pattern in relationship to the area of a planet to explain Kepler's Second Law....
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Kepler's Third Law Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Common sense says that the farther a planet is from the sun, the longer the orbit. Kepler turned common sense into his third law by quantifying this relationship. Classes explore Kepler's Third Law through an interactive tutorial. They...
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Extra Solar Planets Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Studying what you can't see can be challenging. Discover how scientists use indirect measurements to prove the existence of planets and estimate their sizes. The introduction explains the symbiotic movement of planets and stars during an...
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Gravitation

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introduction your class to famous astronomers with a presentation that also covers Newton's Laws of Gravitation, Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, both uniform and nonuniform gravitational fields, and how to calculate the gravitational...
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Universal Gravity and Kelper's Laws Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
High school physicists apply their knowledge of planetary motion. Using Kepler's three laws, Newton's law of universal gravitation, and the provided properties of the moon, sun, and Earth, they proceed to solve 23 problems. An answer key...