1. The Privatization of Space - Intro Slideshow
Click on the file below to access the Unit Introduction Powerpoint.
Click on the title above to access the SpaceX Dragon website. The Dragon was the first private space craft to reach the I.S.S.
Click on the document below to access an article written prior to the successful mission to privatize space travel.
4. Dragon is Captured by the I.S.S.
Click on the document below to access an article written about the successful arrival of Dragon to the I.S.S.
Click on the title above to access several short videos of SpaceX's successful endeavors.
Once you get to the window with your results, take a screen shot of it, on your Desktop, rename the screen shot "ratio(last name)" - For example, ratioyoung. Then open Mrs. Young's Hand-In folder, go to the Ratio Exit Ticket folder in 2013-2014, and drag in your screen shot.
Click on the title above to see an example of some tiled backdrops.
Click on the title above to find out what your weight would be on different worlds.
Click on the title above to calculate the unit rate for pounds on another planet compared to ONE pound on Earth. Follow the directions. You may use your computer's calculator.
Click on the title above to read about each of the amazing planets in our solar system.
Click on the title above for a better understanding of the difference between proportion and rate.
11. Rockets & Space Shuttle
Click on the title above to access photos of various rocket launches.
13. A Pictorial History of Rockets
Click on the document below to access a detailed history of rockets.
Click on the title above to access an interactive drawing of the design of the Saturn V Rocket.
Student Inventor - Research in I.S.S.
Powers of Ten - Click HERE to access the 1977 classic film showing perspective in powers of ten.
Related Links to Explore:
Powers of Ten in Google Earth
Kees Boeke's Cosmic View
Scale of the Universe
Make Your Own Powers of Ten
Meters to Feet Converter
Showing Elevation on Google Earth