Students explore practical applications of exponents and division to investigate what it takes for NASA spacecraft to travel deep into the solar system using only solar power.
Students explore practical applications of exponents and division to investigate what it takes for NASA spacecraft to travel deep into the solar system using only solar power.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to determine the size of a Mars dust storm, estimate the water content of a rain cloud, gauge how much Jupiter's Great Red Spot has shrunk and calculate the strength of a laser used to explode ice samples.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to determine the size of a Mars dust storm, estimate the water content of a rain cloud, gauge how much Jupiter's Great Red Spot has shrunk and calculate the strength of a laser used to explode ice samples.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate the amount of energy put out by a laser to determine if it can explode an ice sample for analysis.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate the amount of energy put out by a laser to determine if it can explode an ice sample for analysis.
In this illustrated math challenge, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how much fuel the Cassini spacecraft consumed after years of orbiting Saturn.
In this illustrated math challenge, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how much fuel the Cassini spacecraft consumed after years of orbiting Saturn.
When Mercury passes in front of the Sun, how much sunlight is lost on Earth? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the solution in this illustrated math challenge.
When Mercury passes in front of the Sun, how much sunlight is lost on Earth? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the solution in this illustrated math challenge.