Science and Engineering Practices
Science & Engineering Practices Addressed
1) Analyzing and Interpreting Data, Grades 9-12:
Analyze data using tools, technologies, and/or models (e.g., computational, mathematical) in order to make valid and reliable claims or determine an optimal design solution.
Activities correlating to this Practice:
  • AAPT Lesson: Measuring the Velocity of a Coronal Mass Ejection
  • Physics Classroom: The Meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Many Views of a Massive CME
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: Comparing CMEs
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center: What to See in CME Images



2) Using Math & Computational Thinking Use mathematical representations of phenomena to describe explanations.
Activities correlating to this Practice:
  • AAPT Lesson: Measuring the Velocity of a Coronal Mass Ejection
  • Physics Classroom: Graphs and Ramps Interactive
  • Physics Classroom: Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs
  • Physics Classroom: The meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph
  • Jason P. Byrne Dissertation: The Kinematics and Morphology of Solar Mass Ejections


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