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ERIC Number: EJ544735
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-5754
Solar System Number-Crunching.
Albrecht, Bob; Firedrake, George
Learning & Leading with Technology, v24 n7 p22-25 Apr 1997
Defines terrestrial and Jovian planets and provides directions to obtain planetary data from the National Space Science Data Center Web sites. Provides "number-crunching" activities for the terrestrial planets using Texas Instruments TI-83 graphing calculators: computing volumetric mean radius and volume, density, ellipticity, speed, surface gravity, escape velocity, and eccentricity of orbit. Outlines nine additional activities. (PEN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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