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Other

Description:

In this activity, students solve various problems related to John Glenn's first ride into space, and complete calculations involving velocity, distance and time. Then they calculate the height a satellite would need to be to keep to a geosynchronous orbit.

Subjects:

  • Education > General
  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184655892T,Process skills,Mathematics for the physical science,Middle School,NSDL,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Forces and motion,Education,Grade 6,Problem solving,Velocity,Physical science,Real world applications,Chemistry,Physics,Geoscience,Grade 7

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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