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|Authors||Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt|
|School / Organization||Rio Americano High School|
|Title||Worlds of Wonder|
|Simulations||Sistem Tata Surya|
|Keywords||Conceptual Physics Tech Lab, Phyz, newton's cannon, math, pattern|
|Description||This activity is best done as a classroom activity / lab. It calls for the use of a spreadsheet (such as Excel). It starts out with simple observations and directed student challenges. It ends with a determination of the relationship between orbital radius and orbital speed.|
|Level||High School, Undergraduate - Intro|
|Science as Inquiry - A|
|Physical Science - B|
|Life Science - C|
|Earth & Space Science - D|
|Science & Technology - E|
|Science in Personal and Social Perspective - F|
|History and Nature of Science - G|
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