We found 66 resources with the concept space shuttles
Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations: Satellites in Orbit
6th - 8th
Blast off! How do satellites, space shuttles, and space stations escape Earth's gravity and achieve orbit? Young astronauts study rocket science (literally) with an interactive lesson. They discover the four main uses for satellites, how...
Manned Space Exploration: From Apollo to Present
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Three men from Yemen sued NASA for trespassing on Mars; they claimed they inherited the planet from their ancestors. The presentation covers American space exploration from the Apollo missions through the International Space Station.
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your class on an out-of-this-world adventure with this fun engineering design lesson. Working in small groups, young scientists design, build, and test crew exploration vehicles using some creativity, teamwork, and an assortment of...
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, your learners will then discuss the tone of the speech itself...
What's the Difference Between Accuracy and Precision?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
While often used interchangeably, the distinction between accuracy and precision is critical for many scientific endeavors. Discover the importance of consistency for precise results, and the need for accuracy in the field of research,...
Exploring the Solar System: All About Spacecraft/Spaceflight
9th - 12th
Rarely do you find resources that reach high school astronomy learners. Here is something at their level! The physics of flyby missions is explained via several examples. Landing, penetrating, and roving spacecraft are examined. Diagrams...
Children's Literature Across the Curriculum Ideas-Challenger: America's Space Tragedy
6th - 8th
Students read Challenger: America's Space Tragedy by MichaelD. Cole. They complete a variety of cross-curricular activities surrounding the study of the Challenger space shuttle tragedy. Included are reading, art, math, science, writing,...
What's Out There? Space Shuttle Exploration and Simulation
5th - 9th
Students simulate life in space aboard the space shuttle. In this space exploration lesson, students work in small groups to model life aboard the space shuttle. Each student is given a job, conducts Internet research on space, and...