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Other

Description:

This applet describes and demonstrates how GPS works. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is actually a constellation of 27 Earth-orbiting satellites (24 in operation and three extras in case one fails)implemented by the U.S. military for military navigation.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Instrumentation,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),graphing,Space Science,Mathematics,Education Practices,technology,global positioning system,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905115425077T,Astronomy,plotting,Informal Education,Higher Education,GPS,satellite tracking,General,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Education,Technology,Geoscience

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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