Classroom Activity

Problem 32, Solar Flare Reconstruction
 
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 9-12


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  [84KB PDF file]

This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.