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Space Math III -- Problem 4, Having a Hot Time on Mars!

First page of Problem 4, Having a Hot Time on Mars!

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators

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.

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