Multi-Media Math Modules
Space Math @ NASA in partnership with NASA eClips, Eyes on the Solar System, and Houghton-Mifflin Publishing
NASA eClips, developed by the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), and creates short
video programs (3-10 minutes) featuring a variety of NASA missions, programs and other topical resources.
Holt-McDougal a subsidiary of Houghton-Mifflin-Harcourt Publishing is a well-known textbook publisher specializing in science and math textbooks for middle and high school students.
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Eyes on the Solar System is an online, interactive 3-dimensional model of the major bodies in our solar system, suitable for engaging students in open-ended, real-world research. [Visit EOSS Website]
Featured Sixth Grade Modules
Chapter 8 - Measurement and Geometry
Students will explore areas of rectangles and solar energy using the Juno and Van Allen Probes spacecraft [Go to website]
Chapter 10 - Graphing Functions
Students will explore functions that are being used to describe global climate change including temperature change, sea level rise and carbon
dioxide increases. [Go to website]
Featured Seventh Grade Modules
Chapter 1 - Translating Words into Math
NASA's International Space Station is losing altitude due to atmospheric drag. A video and press release discuss how ISS supply ships are used to re-boost the ISS orbit.
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Chapter 10 - Probability and Predictions
Students will learn about NASAs Kepler mission and Earth-like planet discoveries and will study the statistics of planets outside our solar system and estimate the number of Earth-like planets in the Milky Way galaxy.
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Featured Eighth Grade Modules
Chapter 2 - Graphs and Functions
Students will join NASA's Radiation Belts Storm Probe (RBSP) satellite to explore Earth's van Allen radiation belts. They will graph its shape using 2-d ordered pairs on a Cartesian grid. [Go to website]
Chapter 3 - Scientific Notation
Students will use scientific notation in a variety of astronomical calculations to explore the sizes, masses and distances of various objects in space. [Go to website]