Sun-Centered Physics

Spatial concepts:
center, position, centrality

This site provides lesson plans that aim to teach pysics using the sun as an example. The lesson plans are called: 1. position, velocity and acceleration, 2. centripetal force and the law of universal gravitation, 3. center of mass of the solar system, and 4. introduction to magnetic spectrum.

Created: 
3 Feb 2004
Creator: 
Linda S. Knisely
Cataloged by: 
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Subject(s): 
sun
solar system
lab
stellar
eclipse
solar eclipse
projects
gravity
experiment
teaching
lesson plan
activity
Astronomy
The Sun
Space Science
Resource type(s): 
Activity
Instructional Material
Lesson/Lesson Plan
Experiment/Lab Activity
Ed level(s): 
High School
Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education
Informal Education
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Audience(s): 
Learner
Educator
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Language(s): 
English