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Technology Teacher: Speaking in Phases DLESE Reviewed Collection
This article describes an indoor, game-type demonstration, incorporating physics (EM wave modulation), math (binary codes), space technology, and music to show how spacecraft put information into the radio signals they send back to Earth. Beat out rhythms on drums or desks and send messages using the same principles used in space exploration. This article was originally written for and published by the International Technology Education Association in its journal 'The Technology Teacher.' It is now archived on The Space Place Web site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-390
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Nancy Leon