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14 resources with the keyterm eccentricity

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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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Hyperbolas: Sketching from the Equation

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this algebra worksheet, learners sketch graphs of hyperbolas after solving equations to standard form and interpreting the center, vertices, foci, axis, asymptotes, and eccentricity from the equation. There are 58 questions.
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Earth Science Regents: The Ellipse

For Students 7th - 11th
Starting with the instructions to draw an ellipse, and with great pictures, this sheet should help your pupils learn the shapes and measurements involved. Using push pins and string, your class can discover the axis and focus points...
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Orbits Worksheet #2

For Students 9th - 12th
Brief, but beneficial, this resource draws space scientists into the orbit of a moon around its planet. Assignees answer five multiple choice style questions using a diagram of the planet, the moon's orbit, its focal points, and the...
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Orbital Bliss

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Most young mathematicians are aware that the planets don’t orbit the sun in a circle but rather as an ellipse, but have never studied this interesting feature. This resource looks at the planetary orbits in more detail and helps learners...
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Ellipse

For Students 9th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, high schoolers sketch, solve, and write equations and graphs of ellipses using the foci and vertex. There are 24 questions.
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Eccentricity of Conic Sections

For Students 11th
In this conic sections activity, 11th graders solve and complete 26 various types of problems. First, they identify the eccentricity of each equation shown. Then, students use the information provided to write the standard form equation...
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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-Worksheet #1

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Kepler's laws worksheet, students solve 8 problems using Kepler's laws to find the eccentricity of the planet's orbit, to determine the average distance of Haley's comet from the sun and to determine Kepler's constant for each...
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Ellipses

For Students 8th - 10th
In this ellipses instructional activity, students calculate the eccentricity of 5 given ellipses and show their calculations. Students then determine the percent deviation for their calculations using the accepted values of eccentricity.
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Drawing Ellipses Lab

For Students 9th - 11th
In this ellipse instructional activity, students learn the difference between an orbit and an ellipse. They draw ellipses and calculate the distance between foci, they calculate the length of the major axis and they determine the...
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Eccentricity

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
For this eccentricity worksheet, students solve and complete 20 various types of problems that include the eccentricity of an ellipse and a hyperbola. First, they graph each ellipse and list the variable values, calculating the...
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Toilet Paper Solar System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a model of the distances of the planets in the solar system using sheets of toilet paper and markers. Generally accepted orbital parameters are applied.
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Ellipses

For Students 7th - 12th
In this ellipses worksheet, students measure and calculate the eccentricity of each ellipse and then calculate the percent deviation. This worksheet has 10 problems to solve.