Mission CG10: Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion

Mission CG10 pertains to Kepler's three laws of planetary motion with an emphasis on the law of harmonies and the period-radius relationship. The mission consists of 28 questions organized into 7 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to identify and describe each of Kepler's three laws of planetary motion.
  • The student should be able to use Kepler's law of harmonies to make calculations regarding the radius and period of orbits of planets.


Launch Mission CG10


Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:

The Physics Classroom - Circular Motion Unit, Lesson 4, Part a


Video Tutorials:

Kepler's Three Laws



Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below: