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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, (1997), WWW Document, (http://web.archive.org/web/20120113043745/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf).
M. Hackworth, The Solar System (1997), <http://web.archive.org/web/20120113043745/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf>.
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Hackworth, M. (1997). The Solar System. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from http://web.archive.org/web/20120113043745/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf
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Hackworth, Martin. The Solar System. 1997. http://web.archive.org/web/20120113043745/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf (accessed 22 May 2024).
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Hackworth, Martin. The Solar System. 1997. 22 May 2024 <http://web.archive.org/web/20120113043745/http://www.physics.isu.edu/~hackmart/astlbsol.pdf>.
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