Simulated space mission builds on 4th-graders’ math, science skills

A NASA mission simulation gave fourth-graders at a Colorado school hands-on experience with using math and science in a “real-world” scenario. Talking with a NASA astronaut through Skype, students working in groups were calculating payloads and cracking coded messages while tracking down a missing spaceship.
http://www.chieftain.com/news/4475029-120/moon-mission-fourth-graders

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