Provide research materials (access to the Internet or experts, artifacts, books, science notebooks,

and magazines).

When necessary, define vocabulary and model techniques for research and notetaking.

Observe teams to assess and provide feedback on their collaboration, creativity, critical thinking,

communication, and resiliency skills.

Allow students to observe and explore the available materials.

Show students the testing area and explain the testing process.


Do not give materials to teams at this time.


spacecraft bus

satellite temperature control or thermal control

materials used to make satellites

conduction, convection, and radiation

reducing heat transfer (insulation)

conditions in low-Earth orbit


What type(s) of heat transfer affect a satellite in low-Earth orbit?

What are some methods and/or materials that reduce heat transfer?

How ar
e other satellites protected from extreme temperatures?

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