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NASA CONNECT™: "Wherever You Go, There You Are"
February 22, 2012
Target: Grades 4-8

Length: 30 minutes

How do pilots navigate accurately? Pilots regularly use math, science and geography to get from one destination to another. Learn how Global Positioning Satellites make navigation much easier and safer for civil, commercial and military pilots. NASA researchers show students how math, science and geography play a role in navigation. The lesson and classroom experiment involve students in measuring and interpreting data to determine exact locations.

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