The Mathematics of Ion Rocket Engines

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In this ion rocket engines instructional activity, students read about how heavy atoms are used to create the thrust in rocket engines. They solve 5 problems including determining the speed of atoms in a satellite, finding the average acceleration of the ions in the engines, and determining the power of the beams created in the engines.

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9th - 11th
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