Speed Of The Planets

Credit: 
NSO/Liverpool Telescope

Aimed at pupils aged 11-16, this workshop teaches students how to calculate the circumference of a circle, and the relationship between distance, time and speed. Students use this knowledge to calculate the speed at which the planets are orbiting the Sun.

Duration: 
60 mins

Age Suitability: 
11 to 14
14 to 16

Teacher Files: