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Time that Period!
In this activity, students learn to recognize periodicity within a set of data by using the examples of pendulums and binary star systems. Included are prerequisites, enrichment activities, materials lists, datasets, instructions, and links to additional information..
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Dataset:
    • Remotely sensed
Subject:
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-Edmall-413
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Goddard Space Flight Center
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html