Type:

Interactive, Curriculum, Lesson Plan, Photograph, Other

Description:

This activity introduces kids to the MESSENGER Mission to the planet Mercury. The engineers who designed the spacecraft and the instrument payload had to consider function, space (or volume), and cost. In this online interactive, your kids will have the chance to try to fit all the critical equipment into the cargo bay of a spacecraft by taking into account space and cost constraints.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

5 to 8 | Activity, Game, Guide, Instructional Resources, Interactive, Media Objects/Elements, Teaching And Learning Supports, Worksheet

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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None
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