NCTM's Baltimore Regional Conference and Exposition starts tomorrow!
The opening session is a talk given by Sten Odenwald (National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA) on How to Explore the Cosmos with Just a Little Math.
Illuminations has four(4) lesson plans and activities that are tied to this theme.
- Unit (collection of 2 lesson plans); 6-8: Travel in the Solar System
- Lesson plan; 6-8: Finding Our Top Speed
- Interactive Lesson plan; 9-12: Mars Orbit
- Classroom activity; 9-12: Paper Moon: Simulating a Total Solar Eclipse
Give us feedback on how you use the theme of space in your classroom, and you could receive a copy of Mission Mathematics!
This series of books, developed jointly by NASA and NCTM, contains a plethora of activities that focus on actively engaging students.
Want more cosmos related resources? Check out Thinkfinity's list of resources today!