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ERIC Number: EJ1162329
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Simulating Satellite and Space Probe Motion at High School with Spreadsheets
Benacka, Jan
Physics Education, v52 n1 Article 015016 Jan 2017
This paper gives an account of an experiment in which thirty-three high school students of ages 17-19 developed spreadsheet numerical models of satellite and space probe motion. The models are free to download. A survey was carried out to find out the students' opinion of the lessons.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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