Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity

Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion Science Reading Comprehension Activity
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How do Kepler’s Laws of Planetary Motion explain how celestial objects orbit the sun? What is an ellipse and how do you calculate eccentricity? Watch your students discover and apply Kepler’s Laws in this no-prep ready to go and engaging reading comprehension and question activity.

This is a fantastic lesson all on its own and would make a great homework, introductory activity, review, or sub-plan. Students do not need any prior knowledge before completing this activity and can do it all on their own!

Includes:
• Kepler’s Three Laws of Planetary Motion
• Ellipses
• Calculating Eccentricity
• Aphelion and Perihelion
• Orbital Periods
• Astronomical Units

Students will find Kepler’s Laws easy to understand and be able to apply these laws after reading the engaging 1-½ page science article. They will then answer 8 challenge questions that consist of a graphic organizer, calculating eccentricities, orbital periods, distances in space, and other content relevant thought provoking questions.

The answers are all easily found in the content and keep the student engaged, on task, and having fun learning the content.


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Includes Answer Key! Self-Paced! Just Print and Go!

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Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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