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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 hear how NASA solved the design problems that they wrote about in the previous lesson. Students write a nonfiction piece comparing their spacecraft to Cassini, and share these pieces with the class. This series introduces science into a reading and writing curriculum.
Source: Cassini Solstice Mission