The Martian Dust Devils
For this martian dust devils worksheet, students use images of a dust devil captured by NASA's Spirit rover to calculate the distance the dust devil traveled, the speed, and its acceleration or deceleration.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
New Review Earth, Can You Hear Me Now?
How long did you say? Class groups plot the distances between Earth and Mars and determine the trigonometric function that models the data. Using a calculator, they graph the function to determine when the distance and communication...
5 mins 10th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Star Field and Nebula Images
Enchant your science class with the beauty of star fields and nebulas. Sal shares a series of images as a follow up to his video on the birth of stars. He explains that the images we see now may not actually still exist, due to the time...
7 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science
Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Could We Actually Live on Mars?
What would be the best place to live on Mars? A fascinating look at the geographical of Mars is sure to intrigue the future astronomers in your middle or high school class. A short video introduces learners to the different...
4 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable