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 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 the area covered by a laser used to detect frost on the Moon's surface.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to calculate the area covered by a laser used to detect frost on the Moon's surface.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the water output of a dam to assess its potential environmental impact.
In this illustrated math problem, students use the mathematical constant pi to determine the water output of a dam to assess its potential environmental impact.
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.
What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.
What is sea-level rise and how does it affect us? This "Teachable Moment" looks at the science behind sea-level rise and offers lessons and tools for teaching students about this important climate topic.
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.