NES Web Seminar -- Percentage and Volume: Space Food and Nutrition -- How Much is Waste?

Status Report From: NASA Education Office
Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014


As part of a series of electronic professional development experiences for educators, the NASA Explorer Schools project and the National Science Teachers Association are hosting a 90-minute live professional development Web seminar for educators on April 1, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Learn how to guide your students through three mathematical problems to determine the mass and volume of a food package before and after repackaging for spaceflight, and determine the usable and waste portions of food selected for spaceflight. The problems provide opportunities for incorporating national mathematics learning standards into the curriculum and address grades 5-8 Common Core State Standards, Mathematics.

This is the last time this Web seminar will be offered during the current school year.

For more information and to register online, visit

To learn more about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit

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