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This web page is an animation depicting the orbits of the inner four planets of the solar system. Each planet is labeled so that users can view positions of each planet relative to another over time. Action may be paused or viewed in steps. The animation correlates the orbits to Kepler's Third Law. This item is part of a collection of simulation-based activities for students of introductory physics.

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    Education Levels:

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

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Higher Education,NSDL,Physics,solar system,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Orbit,centripetal orbit,Gravity,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Orbits,Kepler's Third Law,Kepler's Laws,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115846291T,Technology,Classical Mechanics,Space Science

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    English

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