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#### Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

Young mathematicians use their knowledge of geometry and precalculus to study the movement of the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS) and the flight pattern of NASA’s C-9 jet. In addition, they use spherical coordinates...

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#### Exploring Space Through Math: Algebra I

Algebra I introduces high school mathematicians to fundamental concepts that are used in a wide range of contexts and situations. The eight lessons in this series provide learners with the opportunity to apply their understanding of...

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#### Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

The Exploring Space Through Math series offers six geometry lessons that use NASA resources to teach learners how to use the mathematics of deductive and spatial reasoning. They use geometry to compare the dimensions of the NBL pool, the...

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#### STEM on Station

The STEM on Station series offers students the next best thing to being astronauts on the International Space State. The 18 NASA videos in this collection bring viewers into the space station to observe how these teacher scientists live,...

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#### Mission: Solar System

NASA and Design Squad Nation aim to inspire a new generation of engineers with five hands-on challenges designed for grades four to eight. Young engineers design a landing device that protects a hard-boiled egg, create robotic arms like...

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#### What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation

Students simulate life in space aboard the space shuttle. In this space exploration lesson, students work in small groups to model life aboard the space shuttle. Each student is given a job, conducts Internet research on space, and...

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#### Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight

Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...

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#### Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?

Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...

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#### Space Shuttle

One slide details the features of Space Shuttle Discovery in graphic form. Another shows a faulty hydrogen fuel sensor. The final slide is a picture of the explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger and the ill-fated crew. If you wanted to...

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#### On This Day: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

When the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated as it returned home in 2003, it sparked questions about the future of America's space program. Using video footage that includes former astronauts involved in the shuttle program, experts on...

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#### Space Shuttle Ascent: Mass vs. Time

Set the stage for groups of rocket scientists to explore the change in mass of the space shuttle during ascent. Teams work together to graph actual launch data in order to determine the rate of propellent burn.

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#### Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time

How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...

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#### On This Day: Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

Video clips show footage from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, an anniversary of the disaster, a report from the shuttle commission, and information about astronaut Christa McAuliffe. Young academics also learn how events like the...

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#### Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations: Satellites in Orbit

Blast off! How do satellites, space shuttles, and space stations escape Earth's gravity and achieve orbit? Young astronauts study rocket science (literally) with an interactive lesson. They discover the four main uses for satellites, how...

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#### Gingerbread Spacecraft

Students explore the different parts of the Cassini spacecraft. In this space science lesson plan, students create a model of the spacecraft using food products. They compare and contrast their model with the real one and evaluate its...

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#### Spaceship to Mars

Feel like a rocket scientist for the day. Using only paper and tape, scholars create a framework for a spaceship to Mars. Each sheet of paper costs $10 million and each piece of tape costs $100,000. Make sure you stay within budget!

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#### Space Shuttle Glider

Your charges will enjoy putting together this model of the space shuttle and completing the three challenge activities described in the activity. The worksheets embedded in the plan that pupils use to cut out their gliders are...

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#### STS-1: Shuttle Columbia Flight#1

No narration is involved; it consists only of inspiring music, radio transmissions, and footage of the historic first flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia. The grainy quality of this film makes it best viewed by individuals on a regular...

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#### Radiation Shielding on Spacecraft

Here is a terrific science lesson for your elementary schoolers. In it, learners analyze different materials to simulate space radiation shielding on spacecraft, then select the best material to use to build one. This is a classic...

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#### Space Shuttle Endeavour - Time Lapse

See the space shuttle Endeavor strapped to a 747 in this quick time-lapse video. No sound is included and the launch isn't shown. This can be shown in a physics or astronomy class as part of a discussion on space discovery.

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#### NASA Spacecraft meets Comet Temple 1

On Valentines Day in 2011, a NASA spacecraft met comet Temple 1. Introduce the class to the information, evidence, and technology needed to have a date with an orbiting comet. A great look into the science behind great discoveries.

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#### Spacecraft Speed

Space shuttles traveled around Earth at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour, way faster than trains, planes, or automobiles travel! In the 13th installment of 22, groups graph different speeds to show how quickly spacecraft move through...

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#### Why is NASA Sending a Spacecraft to a Metal World?

Can we journey to outer space to learn more about inner Earth? Discover the method to NASA's madness with an enlightening short video. The narrator explains the composition of the asteroid the resource is studying, what scientists hope...

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#### Space Flight Simulation

Young scholars engage in the study of flight with the help of a computer flight simulation. They take part in a variety of activities that imitate the Space Shuttle Endeavor. Students work as teams like the astronauts would to complete...