Discovering Kepler's Law for the Periods of Planets


Resource ID#: 10082 Primary Type: Lesson Plan

General Information

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 8
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Internet Connection, Basic Calculators, Microsoft Office
Instructional Time: 3 Hour(s)
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Freely Available: Yes
Keywords: Kepler, Kepler's laws, planets, period, orbits, integration of mathematics and science, cosmology, solar system
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Worksheet Problem-Solving Task
Resource Collection: iCPALMS

Aligned Standards

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these benchmarks.

Aligned Access Points

This vetted resource aligns to concepts or skills in these access points.

SC.8.N.1.Su.1
Recognize a problem from the eighth grade curriculum, use materials to gather information, conduct a simple experiment, and record and share results.

SC.8.N.1.Su.4
Recognize that the basic process used in scientific investigations involves questioning, observing, and recording and sharing results.

Related Resources

Other vetted resources related to this resource.