Description: The planets orbiting the sun follow elliptical paths. In fact, the trajectory of a spacecraft traveling to Mars would also be elliptical. Students explore these various ellipses.
Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math
Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math. Content. HSG- GPE.A.1, CCSS.Math. Content.HSG- GPE.A.2, CCSS.Math. Content.HSG- GPE.A.3
Copyright: ©2011
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