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Space Station Spotting - maths, KS 3, KS 2, space, ISS, space station, geometry, angles, measure, time, world time zone, distance, speed, length, linear graph,
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  • School topic since Tim Peake posted a picture of Tenerife taken from the space station.

    , Apr 30th
  • Maths in Year 5 - linked to our current space topic. Excellent cross curricular learning!

    , Mar 19th
    • Hi lemur23,
      Thank you for your feedback! I'm really glad we could help :)

      , Mar 19th
Space Station Spotting

Space Station Spotting - Can students use their Calculation and Geometry skills to stalk the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth? This is a series of activities in which students use NASA data to complete an Orbit Log. Contains challenge and support activities.
This zip file contains:
  • Space Station Spotting [PPT]
  • ISS Sightings Data Table 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • ISS Sightings Data Table 3 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 1 Time Zone Table Answers [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 1 Time Zone Table [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Distances Table Answers 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Distances Table Answers 3 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Distances Table 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Distances Table 3 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Data Table Answers 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Data Table Answers 3 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Data Table 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Data Table 3 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Template [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 2 Graph Template 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Astronomical Horizon Template [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Astronomical Horizon Template 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Challenge [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Challenge 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Comapss Points Reference [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 Comapss Points Reference 2 per A4 [PDF]
  • Orbit Log 3 ISS Paths Answers [PDF]
  • Learning Objectives [PDF]

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  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » Maths » KS3 » Geometry and measures » Angles
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  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » Maths » KS3 » Algebra » Resources Organised by Curriculum Objective » Find approximate solutions to contextual problems from given graphs of a variety of functions, including piece-wise linear, exponential and reciprocal graphs
  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » Maths » KS3 » Statistics » Resources Organised by Curriculum Objective » Construct and interpret appropriate tables, charts, and diagrams, including frequency tables, bar charts, pie charts, and pictograms for categorical data, and vertical line (or bar) charts for ungrouped and grouped numerical data
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Mar 30th

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