Air | Math in the Middle of Motion

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In this lesson we are going to learn about the mathematics relating to flight. This type of motion is the combined effect of the forces lift, weight drag and thrust.
Algebra is the study and manipulation of mathematical symbols which could involve solving an equation, isolating variables, and/or simplifying expressions.

Air | Math in the Middle of Motion

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In this lesson we are going to learn about the mathematics relating to flight. This type of motion is the combined effect of the forces lift, weight drag and thrust.
Fashion and Textile Design | Math in the Middle of Design

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Learn how mathematics is used in the area of fashion and textile design. The team has a sewing machine, a pattern and the materials. Patterns help make sure the outfit is the correct size and fits...
Geometry & Algebra: The Future Flight Equation | NASA CONNECT

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NASA engineers and researchers use geometry and algebra to design, develop, and test tomorrow’s aircraft.
Rocket to the Stars | NASA CONNECT

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In Rocket to the Stars, students will learn the basic science concepts of work and energy and see how algebra can be used to help explain both concepts. NASA is working on new ways of powering...
Algebra: Mirror, Mirror on the Universe | NASA CONNECT

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Students will discover how algebra and telescopes are used in space exploration and why optics, which is the study of light, is important in astronomy. Students will learn about the Hubble Space...
Breaking Barriers: Solving Linear Equations | NASA CONNECT

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In this episode of NASA CONNECT™, students learn about supersonic aircraft while investigating the nature of science. They look at how NASA researchers continue to modify their work as we build...
Algebra and Ratios I | NASA CONNECT Math Simulation

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Laurie Marshall describes the concept of stability by showing how to balance a teeter-totter.
Algebra | NASA CONNECT Math Simulation

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Harlem Globe Trotter Roy "ZaZu" Bird shows how a parabola and its equation apply to the motion of a basketball.
Algebra and Ratios II | NASA CONNECT Math Simulation

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Dan defines Mach number using ratios and shows how to calculate the Mach number using algebra.