Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft using electric propulsion, the force acting on the spacecraft, and its acceleration.
Students develop spreadsheet models that describe the relationship between the mass of a spacecraft using electric propulsion, the force acting on the spacecraft, and its acceleration.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to detect frost in lunar craters, determine the density of Mars' liquid core, calculate the powered output from a dam, and find out how far a spacecraft travels as it returns data to Earth.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to detect frost in lunar craters, determine the density of Mars' liquid core, calculate the powered output from a dam, and find out how far a spacecraft travels as it returns data to Earth.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how far the TESS spacecraft travels as it sends data to Earth.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate how far the TESS spacecraft travels as it sends data to Earth.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to collect samples from an asteroid, fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time, find efficient ways to talk with distant spacecraft, and study the forces behind Earth's beautiful auroras.
In this illustrated problem set, students use pi to collect samples from an asteroid, fly a helicopter on Mars for the first time, find efficient ways to talk with distant spacecraft, and study the forces behind Earth's beautiful auroras.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the force observed by a hydrogen ion trapped in Earth's magnetic field.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to compare signal strength between traditional radio wave communication and the Deep Space Optical Communication system.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to compare signal strength between traditional radio wave communication and the Deep Space Optical Communication system.