Uses of Satellites

Secondary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 7, Year 8

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Students use this resource consisting of five slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to understand some uses of artificial satellites including geostationary satellites. Uses identified include telecommunications, weather forecasting and spying. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.

NSW syllabus outcomes

(SC4-10PW) describes the action of unbalanced forces in everyday situations

(SC4-12ES) describes the dynamic nature of models, theories and laws in developing scientific understanding of the Earth and solar system

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACSSU115) Predictable phenomena on Earth, including seasons and eclipses, are caused by the relative positions of the sun, Earth and the moon

(ACSSU118) Earth’s gravity pulls objects towards the centre of the Earth

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
ScOT topics:
Forces and energy, Weather, Gravity
File type:
Intel Corporation
Intel Corporation
Date created:
Friday, 7 March 2008

Resource ID: bcc90b51-828c-4f65-9b41-47c4a85f6c6e