My Solar System

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Build your own system of heavenly bodies and watch the gravitational ballet. With this orbit simulator, you can set initial positions, velocities, and masses of 2, 3, or 4 bodies, and then see them orbit each other.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Predict the necessary mass, velocity, and distance from the sun of a planet in order for this planet to make a circular orbit around a sun.
  • What happens when you increase or decrease the mass of the planet, but keep everything else constant? Does this agree with your prediction?
  • What happens to the orbit of the planet when you increase or decrease the magnitude of the velocity of the planet, but keep everything else constant?
  • What happens to the planet's orbit when the increase or decrease the initial distance between the planet and the sun?
Version 2.04

Teacher-Submitted Activities

Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López HS
دیکه‌ کیمیا
زانستی زه‌وی
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ زانستی زه‌وی
Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS دیکه‌ فیزیا
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
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Activity: My Solar System for APP1 Linda Detwiler HS
Guided زانستی زه‌وی
AP Physics Orbit Lab Dan Burns UG-Intro
تاقیگه‌ ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
Phet Solar System Simulation Lab Pauline Seales HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Worlds of Wonder Dean Baird, Paul G. Hewitt UG-Intro
تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Solar System Momentum Juan Fernandez HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Satellite Motion Lab Scott Goelzer HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
زانستی زه‌وی
Things you can show with 'My Solar System' Carlo Smits K-5
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AP Physics Gravity Lab Michael F. Gallo HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Universal Gravitation Sarah Stanhope HS
Gravity Lab Dan Burns MS
تاقیگه‌ ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
زانستی زه‌وی
Gravity and Planetary Orbits Lab Patrick Harmon HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
How does the mass and velocity of a satellite affect the orbit? Carlton Rink HS تاقیگه‌ ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
Trip to Mars Elizabeth Praton UG-Intro تاقیگه‌ ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
Modeling a planetary system Mark Kelly HS تاقیگه‌ ئه‌ستێره‌ناسی
Orbits--effects of mass and distance Chris Cochran MS HW
Exploring Gravitation David Simmons HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Lecture Demonstrations and Reviews the SIMS, My Solar System Nancy Spletzer HS CQs دیکه‌

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Design Team Third-party Libraries سوپاس بۆ
  • Michael Dubson (developer/lead)
  • Interviewer: Mindy Gratny
  • Interviewer: Danielle Harlow