Gravity and Planetary Orbits Lab

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Title Gravity and Planetary Orbits Lab
Description A virtual lab activity to help students gain an intuitive understanding for how planetary orbits are affected by orbital velocity and the presence of other gravity-producing objects besides the sun.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Ellipse, Energy, Gravity, Momentum, Orbits
Simulation(s) My Solar System

Author(s) Patrick Harmon
School / Organization Country Day School
Date submitted 4/22/10
Date updated 4/22/10