ERIC Number: ED499695
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
The Case of the Great Space Exploration: An Educator Guide with Activities in Mathematics, Science, and Technology. The NASA SCI Files. EG-2004-09-12-LARC
Ricles, Shannon; Jaramillo, Becky; Fargo, Michelle
NASA Educator Resource Center for Langley Research Center
In this companion to the "NASA SCI Files" episode "The Case of the Great Space Exploration," the tree house detectives learn about NASA's new vision for exploring space. In four segments aimed at grades 3-5, students learn about a variety of aspects of space exploration. Each segment of the guide includes an overview, a set of objectives, vocabulary to be learned, a video component, related careers, resources, and student activities and worksheets. Guide includes a table indicating how each segment meets national standards for science, mathematics, and technology literacy. [Additional funding for this lesson guide was provided by Busch Gardens, Williamsburg and the NASA Langley Research Center's Aerospace Vehicle Systems Technology Program Office.]
Descriptors: Space Exploration, National Standards, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Teaching Guides, Videotape Recordings, Technology Uses in Education, Class Activities, Career Awareness
NASA Educator Resource Center for Langley Research Center. 600 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669-4033. Tel: 757-727-0900; Fax: 757-727-0898; Web site: http://www.vasc.org/erc/
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 3; Grade 4; Grade 5
Sponsor: Society of Women Engineers, New York, NY.; Hampton City Schools, VA.
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, VA. Langley Research Center.