**Product Type:** Educator Guide

**Audience:** Educators

**Grade Levels:** 5-12

**Publication Year:** 2015

**Subjects:**

Mathematics: Algebra; Computation and Estimation; Data Analysis and Probability; Fractions & Decimals; Geometry; Graphs; Problem Solving

General Science: Solar System and Stars

Physical Science: Heat and Light

Space Science: Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites; Solar System and Planets - Sun

These activities comprise a series of 110 practical mathematics applications in space science. This collection of activities is based on a weekly series of problems distributed to teachers during the 2009-2010 school year. The problems in this booklet investigate science phenomena and mathematics applications such as molecules, the Keeling Curve, solar irradiance, fractions, percentages, solving for x, geometry and trigonometry. The problems are authentic glimpses of modern science and engineering issues, often involving actual research data. Each word problem includes background information. The one-page assignments are accompanied by one-page teachers answer keys.

Space Math VI [13MB PDF file]

**More booklets in this series:**

Space Math I

Space Math II

Space Math III

Space Math IV

Space Math V

Space Math VII

Space Math VIII

Space Math IX

Adventures in Space Science Mathematics

Algebra 2 With Space Science Applications

Astrobiology Math

Black Hole Math

Earth Math

Electromagnetic Math

Exploring Planetary Moons

Exploring Stars in the Milky Way

Exploring the Lunar Surface

Exploring the Milky Way

Image Scale Math

Lunar Math

Magnetic Math

Mars Math

Radiation Math

Remote Sensing Math

Solar Math

Space Weather Math

Transit Math

Year of the Solar System -- Real-World Math