In this 19-lesson, 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 19-lesson, 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 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.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how long it takes a Mars orbiter to make one revolution around the Red Planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how long it takes a Mars orbiter to make one revolution around the Red Planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how far the Juno spacecraft travels in its highly eccentric orbit about Jupiter.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to find out how far the Juno spacecraft travels in its highly eccentric orbit about Jupiter.
How much does a spacecraft need to slow down to get into orbit around Jupiter? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the answer in this illustrated math problem.
How much does a spacecraft need to slow down to get into orbit around Jupiter? Students use the mathematical constant pi to find the answer in this illustrated math problem.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi and Kepler's third law to find out when a Saturn orbiter will make its mission-ending plunge into the ringed planet.