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Space Math III -- Problem 32, Solar Flare Reconstruction

First page of Problem 32, Solar Flare Reconstruction

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators

Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics


Students use data from a solar flare to reconstruct its maximum emission. First, they use graphical estimation (pre-algebra) and power-law function fitting (Algebra II). They then determine the area under the profile (calculus). A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.

Problem 32, Solar Flare Reconstruction  [160KB PDF file]

This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.

Page Last Updated: January 20th, 2015
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