In this engineering challenge, students must stay within design limitations while creating a balloon and gondola system that can descend or ascend at a given rate or maintain its altitude.
In this engineering challenge, students must stay within design limitations while creating a balloon and gondola system that can descend or ascend at a given rate or maintain its altitude.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to calculate the size of a Mars rock sample, compare the mirrors of two space telescopes, deduce an asteroid's makeup, and size up a solar eclipse.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to calculate the size of a Mars rock sample, compare the mirrors of two space telescopes, deduce an asteroid's makeup, and size up a solar eclipse.
In this illustrated math problem, students use pi to calculate the approximate density of the asteroid (16) Psyche and compare that to the density of known terrestrial materials.
In this illustrated math problem, students use pi to calculate the approximate density of the asteroid (16) Psyche and compare that to the density of known terrestrial materials.
In this illustrated math problem, students use pi to figure out how much of the Sun’s disk will be covered by the Moon during an eclipse and whether it’s a total or annular eclipse.
In this illustrated math problem, students use pi to figure out how much of the Sun’s disk will be covered by the Moon during an eclipse and whether it’s a total or annular eclipse.
Students design, build and program a robotic “super crawler” to transport a payload from a starting position to a target launch pad, deliver the payload in an upright position and return the robot to the starting point.
Students design, build and program a robotic “super crawler” to transport a payload from a starting position to a target launch pad, deliver the payload in an upright position and return the robot to the starting point.
In this activity, students use spreadsheet software and their knowledge of scale, proportion and ratios to develop a solar system model that fits on a playground.
In this activity, students use spreadsheet software and their knowledge of scale, proportion and ratios to develop a solar system model that fits on a playground.
In this standards-aligned unit, students learn about Mars, design a mission to explore the planet, build and test model spacecraft and components, and engage in scientific exploration.
In this standards-aligned unit, students learn about Mars, design a mission to explore the planet, build and test model spacecraft and components, and engage in scientific exploration.