Drafting a CubeSat

Curriculum Aligned Grade: Grade 8

Curriculum Outcome:

Science 8 Unit D-2: Analyze machines by describing the structures and functions of the overall system, the subsystems and the component parts

Math Shape and Space 5: Draw and interpret top, front and side views of 3-D objects composed of right rectangular prisms.

Available for: Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10

Lesson: Learn about all the technical subsystems within our satellites.

Activity: Students will design a cube satellite to scale using drafting techniques with views of all the sides and the inside.