In
this
activity
students
use
log
tapes
and
basetwo
slide
rules
as
references
to
graph
exponential
functions
and
log
functions
in
base10
and
base2.
Students
discover
that
exponential
and
log
functions
are
inverse,
reflecting
across
the
y
=
x
axis
as
mirror
images.
This
is
activity
E2
in
the
"Far
Out
Math"
educator's
guide.
Lessons
in
the
guide
include
activities
in
which
students
measure,
compare
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In
this
activity,
students
graph
second
and
third
order
functions,
discovering
an
inverse
relationship
between
squares
and
square
roots
and
between
cubes
and
cube
roots.
Students
graph
these
functions
on
both
linear
grid
(evenly
spaced
numbers),
and
a
loglog
grid
(evenly
space
exponents).
Graph
lines
that
curve
on
linear
grids
transform
into
straight
lines
on
the
loglog
grids,
with
slopes
equal
...



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This
is
a
booklet
containing
15
problems
that
incorporate
data
and
information
from
the
Hinode
solar
observatory.
The
problems
involve
math
skills
such
as
finding
the
scale
of
an
image
to
determine
actual
physical
sizes
in
images,
time
calculations,
volumes
of
cylinders,
graph
analysis,
and
scientific
notation.
Learners
will
use
mathematics
to
explore
solar
science
topics
such
as
sunspot
structure,
...



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This is an activity about the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. Learners will plot the Auroral Oval in the northern hemisphere and determine the height of the northern lights using Carl Stormer's triangulation method. This activity corresponds to the NASA CONNECT video, titled Dancing in the Night Sky, and has supplemental questions to support the video viewing.



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This resource provides an explanation of two number/



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Some
simple
arithmetic
can
help
put
the
quantity
of
fuel
in
a
potential
oil
spill

in
this
case
400,000
gallons

in
perspective.
In
this
example,
students
calculate
the
area
that
would
be
covered
by
oil
from
the
volume
measurement.
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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
...



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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.
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
...



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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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This series of example calculations applies basic trigonometry to to calculate the altitude of satellites and Iridium satellite flares. 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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