Satellites and Freefall Notes

Satellites and Freefall Notes

Author: Deanna Morrison

The lesson explains how satellites orbit the Earth and other objects as well as discusses the conditions experienced during freefall.

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Satellite and Freefall Notes

Watch the video for a detailed explanation of satellites and how they orbit as well as the conditions necessary for freefall.

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Satellite and Freefall Notes

The power point without the audio.

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Newton's Laws of Motion Unit Packet

Take notes over Satellites and Freefall in your packet. Then answer the summary questions at the end of the notes section. Finally, submit a HOT question in the form below.

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HOT Question

Submit a Higher Order Thinking question regarding the notes. The question should address one of the following:
1) A concept or process from the notes that you find confusing and need further explanation and examples to understand.
2) Confusion or misunderstanding on how the concepts are connected and tied to other concepts we have learned about previously.
3) A challenge to the class because you have complete understanding of the power point notes. (Challenge - term should be in the question submitted.)
4) Give an everyday example of the concept if you feel that have achieved complete understanding of the concepts and processes described in the notes.

Source: M. Langhans, Inspired by C. Kirch