To Infinity and Beyond
Young scholars examine NASA's next flight commander, Colonel Eileen M. Collins. They explore other extraordinary American women in various fields and create biographies celebrating their achievements.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
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...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Ordinary People in Extraordinary Circumstances
Four airliners were hijacked on 9/11. Who were the people flying on those planes? As part of a study of the events of 9/11, high schoolers research and create biographies for four of these people found in extraordinary situations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable