# Keywords: Johannes Kepler (12)

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# Hyperphysics: Kepler's Laws

This Hyperphysics page, from Georgia State University, provides detailed explanations for each ... (more)

This Hyperphysics page, from Georgia State University, provides detailed explanations for each of Kepler's Laws: the Law of Orbits, Law of Periods, and the Law of Areas. Each description offers appropriate formulas and equations as well as related images and graphics. Various links are provided throughout the article for related information. (less)

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Physics
Space Science
Education
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Reference
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ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Carl Rod Nave

# Kepler Motion

This website, from the National Taiwan Normal University, provides a demonstration of ... (more)

This website, from the National Taiwan Normal University, provides a demonstration of Kepler's laws of planetary motion. The site offers a description of all three laws and a brief history of Johann Kepler and his discoveries. The applet can be adjusted to display several different variables of planetary motion to simulate each law effectively. (less)

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Physics
Space Science
Education
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Instructional Material
Reference
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Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Fu-Kwun Hwang

# Telescopes and Spectrographs

An in depth tutorial about the physics behind telescopes and spectrographs. The ... (more)

An in depth tutorial about the physics behind telescopes and spectrographs. The tutorial includes graphics, and questions with fully worked out solutions. The user can complete the tutorial online, print it, or download it. (less)

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Mathematics
Engineering
Physics
Space Science
Technology
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Instructional Material
Reference
Unit of Study
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Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Open University
No Strings Attached

# Transit Tracks

In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when ... (more)

In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen. Learners use models to investigate how a planet's size and distance from its star affects the behavior of transits. Learners also use mathematics to interpret graphs of brightness vs. time to deduce information about planet-star systems. This lesson includes educator instructions, photocopy masters for Transit Light Curves, Option Math for Transit Tracks, Kepleräóťs 3rd Law graphs, cube root tables, an account of Jeremiah Horrocks' 1639 observation of the transit of Venus, and an answer key for the Transit Tracks Light Curves. (less)

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Mathematics
Science and Technology
Chemistry
Physics
Space Science
Social Sciences
Education
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Activities and Labs
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Lesson Plans
Simulations
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NASA
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
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NASA
NASA Wavelength
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Lawrence Hall of Science
NASA

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