Orbits are Odd: Crash Course Kids #22.2

Orbits are Odd: Crash Course Kids #22.2

Last week we talked about the orbits of the Earth and our Moon. But today we’re going to go a little bigger… well, a lot better. Did you know that there is a massive Black Hole at the center of our Galaxy? Or that Pluto’s orbit is really… weird? Today, Sabrina talks about these things and more on Crash Course Kids.

///Standards Used in This Video///
5-PS2-1. Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down. [Clarification Statement: “Down” is a local description of the direction that points toward the center of the spherical Earth.] [Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include mathematical representation of gravitational force.]

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Credits…
Producer & Editor: Nicholas Jenkins
Cinematographer & Director: Michael Aranda
Host: Sabrina Cruz
Script Supervisor: Mickie Halpern
Writer: Kay Boatner

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Consultant: Shelby Alinsky
Script Editor: Blake de Pastino

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Jonathan Corbiere
Nick Counter
Kelsey Heinrichs
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Tyler Sammy
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James Tuer
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