Students will be able to:
Newton's Law of Universal Gravity
 Do not memorize the value of "G."
 Write the formula for the relationship between the masses, distance of seperation, and the gravitational force.
 Describe what an inverse square law is in a complete sentence.
 Use the concept of an inverse square law to solve problems between distance and gravitational force given the factor of change for the distance.
 Use the concept of an inverse square law to solve problems between distance and gravitational force given the factor of change for the gravitational force.
Orbital Mechanics
 Solve probelms involving gravity, tangential velocity, period of moiton and the centripetal force bewtween a body and a satellite.
 Define geosynchronous orbit in a sentance
 Describe what an "AU" measures. Do not memorize the measurement in meters, feet, miles, etc.
 Read a table of astronimical data.
