Guide to Propulsion
Forces in a Climb
Pre-Calculus, Algebra II
and Technology - Understandings about science and technology.
Productivity Tools - Use technology tools and resources for managing
and communicating personal/professional information.
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tools for research, information analysis, problem-solving, and decision-making
in content learning.
as Problem-Solving - Apply the process of mathematical modeling
to real world situations.
Mathematical Connections - Recognize equivalent expressions of
the same concept.
Mathematics as Communication - Reflect upon and clarify their
thinking regarding mathematical ideas and relationships.
Algebra - Operate on expressions and matrices, and solve equations
Trigonometry - Explore real world phenomena using the sine and
in a Climb from the Beginner's
Guide to Propulsion and accessing web pages for information, you will
use the given formula to find acceleration and distance after a specific
The teacher may want students to do the Forces
in a Climb - Vectors activity first.
Beginner's Guide to Propulsion is a Web site of information prepared
at NASA Glenn Research Center to help you better understand aircraft engine
propulsion. In the Propulsion
Index, locate Aircraft Motion and open the slide entitled
in a Climb. Study the slide and use it as background information
to help you complete the activity.
be evaluated on the accuracy and/or feasibility of your answers.
demonstrate the ability to use and understand information on forces in
a climb by completing an activity.
Sheila Kegg, North Olmsted City Schools, North Olmsted, Ohio