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Other

Description:

This web page is an interactive physics problem on orbits and periods. The user is given an initial orbit, and asked to determine the new distance and velocity of the orbit if the period is doubled. The attached simulation graphically displays the two orbits. This item is part of a collection of similar simulation-based activities developed for students of introductory physics.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Space Science,Informal Education,Education,circular orbit,Physics,Undergraduate (Lower Division),orbit,Gravity,NSDL,homework problem,Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Orbits,problem,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115845488T,Technology,Classical Mechanics,period of revolution

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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