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Grade Level: K-4
Science Education Standards: As a result of their activities in grades K-4, all students should develop:
- Understanding of properties of objects and materials (Physical Science).
- Abilities of technological design (Science and Technology).
- Understanding about science and technology (Science and Technology).
- Understanding of science as a human endeavor (History and Nature of Science).
Short Description: Students work with partners to think of solutions to problems that the NASA team faced when designing a spacecraft to travel to Saturn. They use these ideas to sketch their spacecraft. This series introduces science into a reading and writing curriculum.
Source: Cassini Solstice Mission