Learn about the lifecycle of satellites and the Falling Stars probes. In this lesson plan, students will discover how these satellites are affected by the orbit, velocity, altitude, and density of the atmosphere. Students will also learn how scientists and engineers work together using critical thinking, data, scientific modeling, and inquiry to engineer satellites.
Downloadable Teaching Materials
- Falling Stars Lesson Plan
- Falling Stars Student Handout
- Falling Stars Teacher Slides
- Falling Stars Scientist Slides