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Events for 2001 - 2002

DATE Description

World Space Week

October 4-10, 2001

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Functions and Statistics: International Space Station: Up to Us

Ground research + space research = true science as international researchers anticipate working together onboard the International Space Station.

Mathematics: functions, statistics
Science: science and technology, Earth and space science, physical science, science as inquiry

November 12-16, 2001

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Measurement, Ratios, and Graphing: Safety First

NASA engineers and researchers use measurement, ratios, and graphing to maintain high levels of aviation safety and to develop new technologies to meet the growing demands - keeping you safe in tomorrow's skies.

Mathematics: measurement, ratios, graphing
Science: unifying concepts and processes, science as inquiry, science and technology, science in personal and social perspectives

Engineers Week

Feb 18-28, 2002

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Geometry and Algebra: The Future Flight Equation

NASA engineers and researchers use geometry and algebra to design, develop, and test tomorrow's aircraft.

Mathematics: geometry, algebra
Science: science as inquiry, unifying concepts and processes, science and technology

Global Science and Technology Week

May 6-10, 2002

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Patterns, Functions and Algebra: Wired for Space

NASA researchers develop new ways to propel a spacecraft already in orbit without the aid of fuel.

Mathematics: patterns, functions, algebra
Science: physical science, Earth and space science, science as inquiry

May 27-31, 2002

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Data Analysis and Measurement: Having a Solar Blast

NASA engineers and researchers use data analysis and measurement to predict solar storms, anticipate how they will affect the Earth, and improve our understanding of the Sun-Earth system.

Mathematics: data analysis, measurement
Science: science as inquiry, unifying concepts and processes, physical science, Earth and space science, science and technology, science in personal and social perspectives

World Space Week

Oct 2002

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Functions and Statistics: Dressed for Space

Building on past space suit technologies, NASA engineers and researchers use functions and statistics to create the next generation of space suits for the International Space Station and beyond.

Mathematics: functions, statistics
Science: science as inquiry, Earth and space science, physical science, life science, science and technology, science in personal and social perspectives, history and nature of science

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To learn more about these programs, visit the program web site. Specific Math and Science Concepts included in each program as well as the relevant NASA Science shown are outlined here. See the Schedule below and be sure to view one of the past events in the archives at the bottom of the page.

 

 
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