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Other

Description:

In this activity, learners work in teams to simulate the process used by Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to determine the location of a fallen meteorite in Antarctica. Learners will examine how scientists use GPS in their research and consider the usefulness of this technology for Antarctic research.

Subjects:

  • Computer Science > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,radius,Computer science,Problem Solving,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Circles,Engineering,research,meteorite,Computing and Information,Technology and Society,Impacts of Technology,Aerospace Engineering,Informal Education,satellite,Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926124332310T,Reasoning and Proof,Technology,compass,Representation,intersection,Information Technology,GPS,Global Positioning Systems,navigation,Information and Communication,Probes, Satellites and Spacecraft,Antarctica,High School,Science and society,Space science,Measurement,Education,Asteroids and Comets,Geoscience,Space Science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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