Surviving On Mars With Geogebra

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Lindsey States
Jenna Odom


In this paper, the authors describe an interdisciplinary lesson focused on determining how long an astronaut can survive on Mars. The lesson utilizes resources provided by NASA within an inquiry-based context and is aligned to the Common Core modeling standard. The authors detail the use of a GeoGebra applet that encourages students to explore their own questions.

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