ELLIPSES LAB


Below is one of the labs that is required for all students taking the Earth Science Regents. This lab shows you how to create an ellipse which is shape of the path that all planets have when they travel around the sun.

This image gives a small demonstration of the sort of lab you will be doing to create an ellipse. When completing the lab make sure that you answer all of the discussion questions and the conclusion to receive full credit.

How to make an ellipse using paper, pen, two push pins and a string.
How to make an ellipse using paper, pen, two push pins and a string.


Ellipses Lab - Lab about how to draw ellipses and how the planets move around the sun.