ERIC Number: ED479517
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring the Extreme: High Performance Learning Activities in Mathematics, Science and Technology.
This educator guide for grades K-4 and 5-8 presents the basic science of aeronautics by emphasizing hands-on involvement, prediction, data collections and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving. Activities include: (1) Finding the Center of Gravity Using Rulers; (2) Finding the Center of Gravity Using Plumb Lines; (3) Changing the Center of Gravity Using Moment Arms; (4) Jet Propulsion; (5) Vectoring; (6) Center of Gravity, Pitch, Yaw; and (7) Fuel Efficiency. (MVL)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Elementary Education, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Science Activities, Science Instruction
Web site: http://spacelink.nasa.gov/products.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: Produced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Dryden Flight Research Center.