Educator Guide

Exploring the Extreme Educator Guide
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: K-8
Product Number: EG-2002-10-001-DFRC


This NASA educator guide presents the basic science of aeronautics by emphasizing hands-on involvement, prediction, data collections with interpretation, teamwork and problem solving. Activities are marked by grade level.

Exploring the Extreme Educator Guide [4MB PDF file]

Individual sections:
Introductory Pages
Finding the Center of Gravity Using Rulers (K-4)
Finding the Center of Gravity Using Plumb Lines (3-4)
Changing the Center of Gravity Using Moment Arms (3-4)
Jet Propulsion (5-8)
Vectoring (5-8)
Center of Gravity, Pitch, Yaw (5-8)
Fuel Efficiency (7-8)
Glossary