In this activity students will be challenged to:
1.recognize and appreciate the major scientists through history who developed our understanding of orbits.
2.learn and understand the method by which the position of objects are located in the night sky-right ascension and declination.
3. sequence occurrences.
4. recognize cause and effect.
5. formulate and use models.
6. make and interpret graphs.
as they attempt to unravel the secret of the mysterious orbit of Mars.