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Space Day: Studying the Earth and Enabling Sustainability from Space!

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Georgia Tech

How can we study the health of our planet?

How can scientists collect important data across the planet, including dangerous or hard-to-reach areas?

Join [email protected] for our celebration of Space Week and Sustainability in Space! We’ll learn from GT researchers about how satellites in space enable their study of the Earth.

Afterwards, we’ll explore sustainability-related concepts through mathematics and data analysis using data collected by satellites in orbit around the Earth. Students will share their work via a virtual poster, with STEM experts logging on to review student work, share feedback, and discuss how mathematics is used in the everyday work of scientists and engineers involved in space-related research and development!

Students will the explore the following questions of inquiry through 3-Act Tasks created using real-world data obtained from NASA/NOAA satellites. Each task is centered on grade-level GSE expectations using the GaDOE pacing calendar.

  • Does the Earth’s oceans have the same temperature? (6th Grade, 8th Grade)
  • Where does lightning most frequently strike the Earth? (4th Grade)
  • How do environmental factors affect wildlife populations? (7th Grade)
  • How have Earth’s features formed over time? (3rd Grade, 5th Grade

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://gtri.gatech.edu/d2d

Other

Audience
Elementary (5-10), Middle (11-13), High (14-18)
Requires Advance Registration
Yes

Venue

Online
Georgia + Google Map

Details

Date:
October 7
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://gtri.gatech.edu/d2d

Other

Audience
Elementary (5-10), Middle (11-13), High (14-18)
Requires Advance Registration
Yes

Venue

Online
Georgia + Google Map