EXPERIMENTS AND DEMOS
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|Orbit of Mars||Test Kepler's laws of planetary motion by determining the orbit of Mars.|
|Orbit of Mars Inclination||Excel spreadsheet to determine the inclination of Mars orbit.|
|Model of Haley's Comet||Using the orbital parameters for Haley's Comet a model of the comet's orbit during its passage near the Sun in 1910 A.D. will be constructed.|
|Ephemeris for a comet||Excel spreadsheet to determine the ephemeris for near parabolic orbits (e ~ 1.0).|
|Archimede's Principle||Investigate Archimede's Principle by building a "freighter" and loading it with cargo. Also study specific gravity using the "freighter" as a hydrometer.|
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