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Grade Levels

Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12




Educator Guides, Lesson Plans / Activities

This collection of activities is based on a weekly series of space science problems intended for students looking for additional challenges in the mathematics and physical science curriculum in grades 6-12. The problems deal with modern science and engineering issues, often involving actual research data.
The section titles in this 75-problem collection include:
– What Is Life?
– What Makes a World Habitable?
– The Search for Earth-like Planets
– Exoplanets and Their Properties
– Basic Astronomy
– The Drake Equation
– Searching for Extra Terrestrials.
Each word problem includes background information. One-page teachers’ answer keys accompany the one-page assignments.
Astrobiology Math Educator Guide  [5MB PDF file]
More booklets in this series:
Space Math I
Space Math II
Space Math III
Space Math IV
Space Math V
Space Math VI
Space Math VII
Space Math VIII
Space Math IX
Space Math X
Adventures in Space Science Mathematics
Algebra 2 With Space Science Applications
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