Ellipses, Eccentricity, & Kepler’s Laws Unit

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Embark on a celestial journey with this Ellipses, Eccentricity, & Kepler’s Laws Unit, designed to explore the fundamental question, “How do we describe the shape of our revolutionary orbit?” This comprehensive resource unravels the intricacies of planetary motion and orbit shapes.

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Embark on a celestial journey with this Ellipses, Eccentricity, & Kepler’s Laws Unit, designed to explore the fundamental question, “How do we describe the shape of our revolutionary orbit?” This comprehensive resource unravels the intricacies of planetary motion and orbit shapes.

 

In this engaging and low-prep astronomy unit, students delve into the realms of ellipses, eccentricity, and Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion. From exploring the groundbreaking work of Johannes Kepler to understanding the intricate details of gravity and the three laws that define planetary motion, students encounter terms like perihelion, aphelion, orbit, and eccentricity.

 

The unit fosters comprehension through stimulating visuals, making abstract concepts tangible and facilitating a deeper understanding of the celestial dance that shapes our planetary orbits.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Ellipses Lesson Plan
  • Ellipses PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Eccentricity Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Solar System Data and Ellipses Practice Packet & Answer Key
  • Ellipses Lab & Answer Key
  • Ellipses, Eccentricity, Kepler’s Laws Quiz & Answer Key

 

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Grade Levels: 7th – 12th
Total Pages: 40+
Teaching Duration: 1 Week

 

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