Gravity, Orbits and Kepler's Laws


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Title Gravity, Orbits and Kepler's Laws
Description The goals of this activity are to learn how the shape and period of the orbit of a planet orbiting a star depend on the mass of the star and the mass of the planet; to learn how the shape of the orbit depends on the speed and radius of the planet; to observe Kepler’s laws
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords Kepler's laws, Newton's law of universal gravitation, Newton's second law, Newton's third law, gravity
Simulation(s) Gravitacija i Orbite


Author(s) Rhoda Berenson
Contact Email rb143@nyu.edu
School / Organization New York University
Date submitted 2014.07.18
Date updated 2014.10.27