ERIC Number: ED472181
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: Who Added the "Micro" to Gravity? An Educator Guide with Activities in Mathematics, Science, and Technology. NASA CONNECT[TM].
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.; Christopher Newport Univ., Newport News, VA.
The NASA CONNECT series features 30-minute, instructional videos for students in grades 5-8 and teacher's guides that use aeronautics and space technology as the organizing theme. In this guide and videotape, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers and scientists use measurement, ratios, and graphing to demonstrate the principles of microgravity and introduce students to the concepts of combustion and fire safety. The guide includes a program overview, hands-on activities, student worksheets, teacher materials, free fall Web activity, and resources. (YDS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Fire Science Education, Graphs, Inquiry, Mathematics Education, Measurement, Middle Schools, Science Education, Space Sciences
NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23681. Tel: 757-864-7500. For full text: http://spacelink.nasa.gov/products/Who.Added.the.Micro.to.Gravity.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.; Christopher Newport Univ., Newport News, VA.
Note: Accompanying videotape is not available from ERIC.