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Other

Description:

This is a set of four, one-page problems about the size of planets compared to earth. Learners may use ratios to compare planets within our solar system or those outside of our solar system with the earth. Options are presented so that students may learn about the MESSENGER mission to Mercury through a NASA press release or by viewing a NASA eClips video [6 min.]. This activity is part of the Space Math multi-media modules that integrate NASA press releases, NASA archival video, and mathematics problems targeted at specific math standards commonly encountered in middle school.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > 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:

Middle School,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140811103343306T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 8,Planetary Science,Mathematics:Problem solving,Earth and space science:Solar system,MESSENGER,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mathematics,Space Science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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