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written by Martin Hackworth
written by Martin Hackworth
This site contains labs for  students.  This lab asks students: to create a mini solar system to scale, to be able to explain terms associated with orbits, and to demonstrate an understanding of Kepler's laws.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Fundamentals
= Celestial Mechanics
= Kepler's Laws
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 1997 Martin Hackworth, University of Idaho
astronomy, kepler's laws, orbits, planetary motion, planets, scale
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M. Hackworth and M. Hackworth, (1997), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf).
M. Hackworth and M. Hackworth, The Solar System, (1997), <http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf>.
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Hackworth, M., & Hackworth, M. (1997). The Solar System. Retrieved October 10, 2015, from http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf
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Hackworth, Martin, and Martin Hackworth. The Solar System. 1997. http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf (accessed 10 October 2015).
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Hackworth, Martin, and Martin Hackworth. The Solar System. 1997. 10 Oct. 2015 <http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf>.
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