Satellites and Society
The lesson begins by introducing students to how satellites are involved in worldwide communication. Students will first learn about the basics of satellites, including the different sizes and orbits. Then the class will focus on investigating specific satellites. Finally, students will read about how satellites may interfere with other spectrum users. The lesson will conclude with a discussion on the topic.
HS-PS4-5 Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation. Students who demonstrate understanding can communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.
RTL-SDR dongle (optional)
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