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Title Gravity and Orbits Lesson
Description Lesson Objectives: 1. Students will identify advantages and limitations of models of the solar system. 2. Students will examine and judge scientific evidence and explanations using logical reasoning, experimental and observational testing. 3. Students will give accounts of the impact of scientists’ contribution on current scientific thought and society. Standards: TEKS Science: 6.3A-D, 6.11B-C; CCRS Science Standards: VIII-A5, IX-C1 **Note:** The scripted version includes additional teacher resources, such as, background content, common misconceptions and a vocabulary list. It also has all worksheets as editable content.
Subject Earth Science
Level Middle School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included Yes
Language English
Keywords gravitational force, gravity, newton, orbits
Simulation(s) Gravitasi dan Orbit (HTML5), Gravitasi dan Orbit


Author(s) UTeach Middle School PhET Team
Contact Email elyse.zimmer@gmail.com
School / Organization UTeach UT-Austin
Date submitted 12/06/04
Date updated 16/11/28