Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Grade Levels: 7-9
Publication Year: 2013
Subjects: Mathematics, Space Science, Technology
Students interpret a graph of solar power loss versus time. They learn that the longer a satellite is in space, the more solar flares can damage solar cells and reduce the power available to operate satellites. Student and teacher pages are included.
Problem 8, Solar Power Decay [70KB PDF file]
This activity is part of Space Math I.