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    Orbital Motion

    Orbital Motion

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Describes orbital motion and weightlessness.
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  • Read
    What Does "Orbit" Mean?

    What Does "Orbit" Mean?

    by Dayna Bergeson //at grade
    Describes orbital motion and weightlessness. Cover Photo: https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&limit=20&offset=20&profile=default&search=orbit+of+earth+and+moon+picture&searchToken=uup5ktd4vqhjx2civnpjzn8c#/media/File:Earth-moon.jpg
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Space Station

    Space Station

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about orbits in the context of a next generation space station.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Orbital Motion

    Orbital Motion

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explore the relationships between angular momentum, torque, and energy in the context of planetary orbits in our Solar System.
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    Orbital Motion: Satellites

    Orbital Motion: Satellites

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Orbital Motion Interactive
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Orbital Motion Quiz

    Orbital Motion Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews the apparent weightlessness of objects in orbit and how to solve problems involving orbital velocity and period.
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  • Practice
    Orbital Motion Practice
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    Orbital Motion Practice

    by CK-12 //at grade
     
     
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  • Real World Application
    A Cycle of Thrills

    A Cycle of Thrills

    by Vinay Satish //at grade
    What are the differences between circular and elliptical orbits?
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  • Real World Application
    Mercury's Orbit

    Mercury's Orbit

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about how Mercury's orbit conflicted with Newtonian physics.
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  • Real World Application
    Earth's Orbit

    Earth's Orbit

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explore the motion of heavenly bodies.
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  • Study Guide
    Orbital Motion

    Orbital Motion

    by Gregory Yu //at grade
    A guide to orbital motion.
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