National Aeronautics and Space Administration Logo
Follow this link to skip to the main content NASA Banner
Solar System Exploration
Facebook Twitter YouTube Facebook Twitter YouTube Flickr iTunes
Follow Us
Impact Velocity
Fun Facts  |  Model Kits  |  Color Page  |  Comet Quiz  |  Can You Answer This? 
Brain Twisters  |  Mission Challenge  |  Special Organizations  |  Name That Game 

Discovery Zone - Mission Challenge

CHALLENGE #4: VECTORS

SPECIFIC STANDARDS ADDRESSED IN DEEP IMPACT MISSION CHALLENGE from Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM)

Algebra
Analyze change in various contexts

  • Grades 9-12 -Approximate and interpret rates of change from graphical and numerical data

Geometry
Specify locations and describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems

  • Grades 9-12 -Investigate conjectures and solve problems involving two- and three-dimensional objects represented with Cartesian coordinates

< BACK

Awards and Recognition   Solar System Exploration Roadmap   Contact Us   Site Map   Print This Page
NASA Official: Kristen Erickson
Advisory: Dr. James Green, Director of Planetary Science
Outreach Manager: Alice Wessen
Curator/Editor: Phil Davis
Science Writer: Autumn Burdick
Producer: Greg Baerg
Webmaster: David Martin
> NASA Science Mission Directorate
> Budgets, Strategic Plans and Accountability Reports
> Equal Employment Opportunity Data
   Posted Pursuant to the No Fear Act
> Information-Dissemination Policies and Inventories
> Freedom of Information Act
> Privacy Policy & Important Notices
> Inspector General Hotline
> Office of the Inspector General
> NASA Communications Policy
> USA.gov
> ExpectMore.gov
> NASA Advisory Council
> Open Government at NASA
Last Updated: 28 Jun 2010