Demonstration: three methods of visualising elliptical orbits.
Demonstration: demonstrating the law using air or carbon dioxide pucks – or an ice rink.
Class practical: the simple kit demonstrates the increase in speed with a diminishing radius of orbit.
Demonstration: the speed of the puck increases as the radius of orbit of the puck decreases.
This simple class activity demonstrates the increase in speed with a diminishing radius of orbit.
When Tycho Brahe was 17, he observed the conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn and was dismayed to find that the astronomical...
In this episode, students will learn how to combine concepts learned in the study of circular motion with Newton’s Law of...
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