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Astronomy with John

John and students use rope to learn about orbits outdoorsIn John's class, we learned of Johannes Kepler's discovery of elliptical planetary orbits. How do you find the two foci of an elipose? All you need is chalk, some rope, a little elementary algebra, and a few willing students. You can find more posts by following our Instagram Account or liking our Facebook Page