This is an activity about determining the distance of a solar flare from the center of the Sun's disk. Learners will use transparency grids overlaid on images of the Sun in order to calculate the distance of a solar flare, similar to a signal detection method used by scientists. This is the first activity as part of the How Does HESSI Take a Picture lesson.



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This resource provides an explanation of two number/



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A
caller
on
an
automotivethemed
radio
program
asked
for
help
with
a
problem.
It
seems
that
when
it
rained
her
windshield
wipers
sometimes
turned
themselves
on.
How
is
this
possible?
This
resource
provides
an
explanation
by
exploring
electrical
currents.
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resource
is
from
PUMAS

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Uses
of
Math
and
Science

a
collection
of
brief
examples
created
by
scientists
and
engineers
showing
how
...



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This
example
explains
how
contour
mapping
teaches
both
estimation
and
spatial
visualization
skills.
To
have
experience
visualizing
3dimensional
fields
from
a
2dimensional
map
helps
students
throughout
their
mathematical
career.
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resource
is
from
PUMAS

Practical
Uses
of
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and
Science

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collection
of
brief
examples
created
by
scientists
and
engineers
showing
how
math
and
science
topics
...



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You can find statistics in every day life  this example explains how to calculate the chance of a member of a committee is receiving a bribe. This resource is from PUMAS  Practical Uses of Math and Science  a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K12 classes have real world applications.



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In this example, students learn how to read a topographic map and understand map contours. This resource is from PUMAS  Practical Uses of Math and Science  a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K12 classes have real world applications.



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Mathematicians
often
argue
that
anything
which
can
be
represented
numerically
or
algebraically
can
also
be
represented
geometrically.
This
is
perhaps
true
even
to
the
extent
that
simple
numeric
calculations
can
be
demonstrated
geometrically.
This
example
illustrates
one
such
geometric
process
of
addition.
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resource
is
from
PUMAS

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Uses
of
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and
Science

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collection
of
brief
examples
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In this example, a carpenter uses the Pythagorean theorem to make sure the corners of his cabinets are square. This resource is from PUMAS  Practical Uses of Math and Science  a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K12 classes have real world applications.



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Highlights
of
Laura
Ingalls
Wilder's
classic
children's
novel,
Little
House
on
the
Prairie,
provides
passages
where
hypothermia
is
evidenced.
It
is
suggested
that
these
passages
can
be
used
as
examples
within
a
general
unit
on
health
and
the
human
body,
or
even
as
an
introduction
to
a
writing
assignment
on
observations.
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resource
is
from
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Uses
of
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and
Science

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collection
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This article is about the isoperimetric theorem. It states the theorem, explains its history and uses examples and exercises to demonstrate it. The resource is from PUMAS  Practical Uses of Math and Science  a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K12 classes have real world applications.



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