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Other

Description:

In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create images of objects in space. Learners will discover the process of how light collected from a space object converts into binary data and reconverts into an image of the object. This lesson guide includes background information, tips, extensions, and blackline masters.

Subjects:

  • 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,Earth and Space Science,spacecraft,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,Mathematics,images,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926115133870T,telescope,Hubble Space Telescope,Data Collection,Upper Elementary,space,digital,General science,Astronomy,Size and Scale,Aerospace Engineering,Informal Education,Middle School,Data Analysis and Probability,Stars and Galaxies,Gathering Data,Data Representation,Plane Geometry,Elementary School,grid,Conducting Investigations,Chemistry,Physics,pixels,Probability,light,Earth system science,General,Probes, Satellites and Spacecraft,Engineering,Space science,Physical science,Education,Technology,Geoscience,Light and Optics

Language:

English

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