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50 resources with the concept kepler's laws

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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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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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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...
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Kelper's Laws Lab

For Students 9th - 12th
Using an online planetary simulator, astrophysics students explore each of Kepler's laws. The 13-page printable handout walks them through the activity, which also includes using string, pushpins, and a pencil to model three different...
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Kepler Activity

For Students 9th - 12th
Introduce your physics or astronomy class to Kepler's laws of planetary motion with this straightforward worksheet. It covers the basic concepts of each and has learners answer questions to demonstrate their grasp on them. You could use...
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The Scientific Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There were a few ideas and great thinkers that spawned the Scientific Revolution. Discover the contributions of modern scientific thinkers such as Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, Bacon, Descartes, and Newton. Slides describe how each...
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Gravity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Can you feel the weight of the world? After viewing this PowerPoint, your physics class will. They learn that because of the gravitational pull of the sun, Earth does not go flying off into space. They also learn how to use the universal...
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Mars: Off the Charts--Until You Put It There

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the night sky and make illustrations which are shared in class the next day. Distinctions are made between the stars and the planets and views of the constellations for the season are made available. The work of early...
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Lab: Kelper's Laws of Planetary Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
High school astrophysicists perform the classic activity of using a loop of string and two push pins to draw ellipses and calculate eccentricity. They also answer questions and solve problems using Kepler's laws of planetary motion. The...
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The Scientific Revolution: 1500-1700

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Discover the key players involved in reshaping scientific thought during the scientific revolution. Basic information regarding major contributions of Brahe, Copernicus, Galileo, Bacon, Kepler, Descartes, and Newton are covered in this...
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Review of Gravitation

For Students 10th - 12th
In this gravitation worksheet, students complete 50 multiple choice questions on universal gravitation topics and Kepler's laws.
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Kepler's Law-Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Kepler's Law worksheet, students answer 8 questions about the orbits of satellites, the rotation of planets, the eccentricity of the moon's orbit and the distance planets are from the sun using Kepler's laws.
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Kepler's Laws WS II

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Kepler's Law worksheet, students solve five problems using Kepler's three different laws to find velocities of objects moving in an orbit and to find orbital periods and orbital speeds.
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Cosmic Wheels

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students build a scale model of the Solar System and determine the time other planets take to travel around the Sun in comparison to the time of the Earth's revolution. The velocity of the planets are also determined in this lesson.
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Johannes Kepler

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history learning exercise, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the achievements of Johannes Kepler. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive learning exercise.
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People of the Scientific Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this Scientific Revolution worksheet, students read a brief overview of the contributions of Copernicus, Bacon, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, and Harvey.
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Homework on Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Kepler's Law activity, students answer questions given a diagram of the orbits of two planets about the sun. They use Kepler's Three Laws of Planetary Motion to answer the questions.
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Kepler's Laws Review

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Kepler's Laws worksheet, students answer questions about Kepler's three specific laws. They identify what the Elliptical Orbit Law, the Equal Area Law and the Harmonic Law mean.
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Worksheet 33

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math worksheet, students state Newton's second law of motion and his law of gravity. Then they state Kepler's three laws of planetary motion.
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Personality Profiles of the Scientific Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students study the scientific accomplishments of Nicholas Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton. In groups, they research one of the scientists and make a visual model or presentation that shows the scientist's...
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Our View of the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to safety rules for observing the Sun, how the distance of the Sun is measured using Kepler's Laws and identify the visible layers of the Sun. They discuss solar eclipses and view images of eclipses using the...
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Kepler And His Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers engage in an overview of the story of Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, and of Kepler's laws. Each of Kepler's laws be studied separately in more detail in later lessons. They examine Kepler's 3rd law.