## Engineering Design Challenges:Spacecraft Structure

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Science
• MS, HS
The structural elements that hold together an aerospace vehicle must be strong and as lightweight as possible to minimize the fuel needed to reach...

## Suit Yourself Activity

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
Astronauts wear a spacesuit when they leave the pressurized vehicle to perform spacewalks. Some of the key features of the spacesuit are breathable...

## Weightless Wonder Activity

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
In this activity, students will investigate the characteristics of quadratic functions to solve real-world problems involving the parabolic flights...

## Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
In this activity, students will be asked to create scatter plots and find quadratic regression equations using mission data on the altitude of the...

## Exercising in Space

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
In this activity, students will identify a direct variation, solve linear equations, and create tables based on the exercise equipment provided for...

## Lost in Space: Bone Density

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
In this activity, students will explore slope and y-intercept and solve linear equations while investigating the risks of increased loss of Bone...

## Ascent: 50 Seconds to MECO

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Math
• High School
In this activity, students will interpret velocity and acceleration graphs from the ascent phase of a space shuttle flight (8.5 minutes), and focus...

## Getting Dirty on Mars

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Science
• 3-5, MS, HS
The Mars Phoenix lander is digging through the soil of the Red Planet and collecting samples. In this activity, students will work in cooperative...

## GLAST Exploring the Extreme Universe Lithograph

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
Resource
• Science
• MS, HS
The Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope, or GLAST, is now called the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. The telescope will study known sources of...

## How would your body change in space?

NASA Education
Updated:
2016
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• Science
• MS, HS
Blast off! What a thrill it is to see and explore new worlds. Trading Earth’s environment for the environment of space is exciting. But, an “Earth-...