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Space Math: Hinode Math DLESE Reviewed Collection
This booklet is a collection of 15 problems that incorporate data from the Hinode solar observatory. These problems cover topics in sunspot structure, spectroscopy, solar rotation, magnetic fields, density and temperature of hot gases, and solar flares. The math skills covered include finding the scale of an image to determine actual physical sizes in images, time calculations, volumes of cylinders, graph analysis, and scientific notation.
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
Subject:
  • Mathematics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The document is a PDF file that may be downloaded from the Space Math @ NASA Web site.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-539
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Sten Odenwald
NASA GSFC