How does the mass and velocity of a satellite affect the orbit?


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Title How does the mass and velocity of a satellite affect the orbit?
Description My students love this Phet simulation and worked hard on the lab worksheet. Many smiles and comments like, "hey, look at this". I believe you will find this activity very worthwhile.
Subject Astronomy, Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords orbit, planet, satellite, solar system
Simulation(s) My Solar System


Author(s) Carlton Rink
Contact Email carink@yahoo.com
School / Organization Timothy Christian High School, Elmhurst, IL
Date submitted 1/15/09
Date updated 1/15/09