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Collaborative Decision Making DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this product, students engage in processes/activities for collaboration and communication strategies. Students compare risks of courses of action confronting NASA's Deep Impact mission team. They investigate information necessary to support arguments, quantitative risk analyses, debate, role play, persuasive writing/communication skills and group decision making procedures. This activity has been aligned to the national math and science standards as well as math and science standards for California, Texas and Maryland.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
    • Module / Unit
    • Project
Subject:
  • History and philosophy of science
  • Policy issues
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd024
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Risks and benefits
        • Sci. / tech. in society
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Nature of science
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understandings about scientific inquiry
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Nature of scientific knowledge
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: NASA JPL