Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Students will decompose a geometric shape into smaller parts; apply the appropriate formulas for various geometric shapes; verify observations and deepen their understanding of crew exploration vehicles through Internet resources; and compare the structure and function of an Apollo capsule (Apollo 11) with the Orion Crew Exploration Vehicle (CEV).

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Mathematics > Geometry
  • Science > General
  • Science > History of Science
  • Science > Technology

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

nortel learnit nortellearnit science geometry nasa apollo orion space exploration vehicles cev

Language:

English

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Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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Lori H Park City
July 28, 2009

What a great idea to extend a math lesson plan to the NASA program. I love how you have the students finding the largest cross-section of the module. It is also a great lesson for students to understand area and surface area. Thank you for posting this lesson and I look forward to using it in my classes in the future. I also appreciate the worksheets that you added to the lesson plan.

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