Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Careers, Mathematics
This problem looks at some of the statistics of working in a field like astronomy. Students read graphs and answer questions about the number of astronomers, the rate of increase in the population size and the number of advanced degrees. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.
Problem 26, Astronomy as a Career [160KB PDF file]
This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.