Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 9-12
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Life Science, Space Science
Astronauts landing on Mars will need to minimize their total radiation exposure. In this problem, students are given a scenario in which they use algebra and problem-solving skills to calculate in Rems the dosages of radiation an explorer on Mars would receive in various areas of the planet. A one-page teacher guide accompanies the one-page assignment.
Problem 4, Having a Hot Time on Mars! [184KB PDF file]
This mathematics problem is part of Space Math III.