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ERIC Number: ED463964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Aug
Pages: 177
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Microgravity: A Teacher's Guide with Activities in Science, Mathematics, and Technology. Grades 5-12.
Rogers, Melissa J. B.; Vogt, Gregory L.; Wargo, Michael J.
This teacher's guide explains microgravity, provides information on the history of microgravity, the domains of microgravity research and introduces classroom activities. Among the contents are the following: (1) "First, What Is Gravity?"; (2) "What Is Microgravity?"; (3) "Creating Microgravity"; (4) "The Microgravity Environment of Orbiting Spacecraft"; (5) "Biotechnology"; (6) "Combustion Science"; (7) "Fluid Physics"; (8) "Fundamental Physics"; (9) "Materials Science"; (10) "Microgravity Research and Exploration"; (11) "Microgravity Science Space Flight"; (12) "Future Directions"; (13) "Glossary"; (14) "Activities"; (15) "NASA Resources for Educators"; and (16) "NASA Educational Materials." (YDS)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.