The students will be researching the costs and benefits of space exploration in order to determine whether the Canadian Space Agency should receive increased funding for their programs or if another program needs it more urgently. In order to prepare the students for this inquiry, the teacher needs to lay the groundwork on the necessary tools and devices for space exploration, and knowledge about space phenomena. This inquiry will create an awareness of the benefits and costs of space exploration.
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An astrolabe illustrates how the sky looks at any given time of day and throughout the year. This is accomplished by drawing the sky (star patterns) on the astrolabe with moveable parts to adjust for... read more
This document will provide three possible themes in which the curriculum for the Earth and Space Science strands - The Study of the Universe in the academic course and Space Exploration in the... read more