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Space Math: Black Hole Math DLESE Reviewed Collection
This booklet includes 11 problems of increasing difficulty that explore the properties of black holes. Students learn about the relationship between black hole size and mass, time dilation, energy extraction, accretion disks, and what?s inside a black hole by working with a series of math problems that feature simple algebra, scientific notation, exponential functions, and the Pythagorean Theorem. (8.5 x11, 28 pages, 11 color images, PDF file)
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Assessment / Evaluation
    • Problem set
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-405
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Sten Odenwald