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Title: Pi in the Sky
Url: http://glast.sonoma.edu/teachers/pi_in_the_sky.pdf
Publisher: Sonoma State University. NASA Education and Public Outreach Group
 Description: This is the third in a series of three booklets designed to teach students about basic mathematical and physical principles such as logarithms, geometry, and size and scale. Each book is loosely based on the NASA GLAST mission. The activities teach about radians and degree, angles, parallax, and the apparent sizes of objects. Students create and use devices to measure the apparent sizes of objects at various distances and use this information (along with the known physical size of the objects) to determine their distances, or to use the known distance to determine the physical sizes of the objects.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Secondary education. High school teaching -- Individual branches -- Mathematics
Science -- Mathematics -- Geometry -- Elementary geometry -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Space sciences
Mathematics -- Geometry
Key Concept: Mathematics -- Angles
Mathematics -- Radians and unit circle
Date Issued: 2005
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Reading Materials
Teaching Guides
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Format: pdf
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: TOPS Learning Systems
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Physical sciences
science
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Date Of Record Release: 2010-11-11 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-10 15:29:20 (W3C-DTF)
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