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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 2 » Maths » Shape, Space and Measure » Time
  • Homepage » Key Stage 2 » Maths » Shape, Space and Measure » Angles
  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » Maths » KS3 » Number » Measures and Accuracy » Using standard units of mass, length, time, money etc.
  • Homepage » Key Stage 3/4 » Maths » KS3 » Geometry and Measures » Angles
  • 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 » Interpreting and constructing tables, charts and diagrams
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    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Mar 30th