ERIC Number: ED455134
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
How High Is It? An Educator's Guide with Activities Focused on Scale Models of Distances.
Rosenberg, Carla B.; Rogers, Melissa J. B.
This guide focuses on scale models of distances. Activities also incorporate mathematics but can be used in science and technology grades 5-8 classes. The content of the book is divided into three sections: (1) Introductory Activities; (2) Core Activities; and (3) Activity/Assessment. Activities include: (1) KWL Chart; (2) Ball and String Earth-Moon Model Activity; (3) Earth-Moon Model Worksheet; (4) Teacher Facts: The Mathematics behind the Ball and String Model; (5) How High Is It? Activity; (6) How High Is It? Worksheet; (7) Altitude Chart; (8) Atmospheric Layers Tables; (9) NASA Vehicles Template; (10) NASA Vehicle Altitudes Tables; (11) Layers of the Atmospheric Activity; (12) Layers of the Atmosphere Worksheet; (13) Teacher Facts: Layers of the Atmosphere; (14) Altitude Walk Activity; (15) Altitude Walk Worksheet, Part 1; (16) Altitude Walk Worksheet, Part 2; (17) Teacher Facts: Up in the Atmosphere; (18) Satellite Swap Game; (19) Satellite Swap Handout; (20) Teacher Facts: NASA Enterprises; (21) Worksheet 1: Math Challenge Problems; (22) Worksheet 2: Continental U.S. Map Models; (23) Map of the Continental United States; (24) Map of the Continental United States Answer Key; and (25) Worksheet 3: Models, Scales, and Distance. (YDS)
Descriptors: Distance, Educational Resources, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics, Models, Satellites (Aerospace), Science Activities, Science Instruction, Space Sciences
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.