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Exploring NASA Topics in High School Mathematics with TI-Nspire™ Technology

This workshop is designed to equip beginning and intermediate TI-Nspire™ users with lessons and resources involving actual data and problem situations from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Use TI-Nspire™ technology to model and analyze a variety of space-exploration topics such as reduced-gravity flight, the ascent of a space shuttle, astronauts’ range of motion, low Earth orbits, Newton’s Law of Cooling, guidance and navigation, and bone-density loss.


This in-person workshop is available in one- and two-day options to accommodate educator-specific needs. A half-day workshop option is also available. The two-day workshop offers a more extensive exploration of topics. A virtual workshop is also available in multiple two- or three-hour sessions.

  • TI-Nspire™ technology overview, including general calculator, graphing and statistical functionality.
  • Interactive NASA exploration, featuring TI-Nspire™ activities for Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra 2.
  • Exploration of a broader range of NASA topics.
  • Additional coverage of TI-Nspire™ technology, including features for transforming functions and modeling with multiple representations.
  • Wider exploration of topics across Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Precalculus and Statistics.

Areas of Focus

This workshop covers a range of interactive TI-Nspire™ lessons developed in cooperation with NASA that incorporate actual data and problem-solving situations from manned space explorations.

Subject Topics
Algebra 1
Linear Functions, Quadratic Functions
Perimeter & Area; Transformational Geometry
Algebra 2
Quadratics; Powers, Roots & Radical Functions; Logarithms & Exponentials
Functions & Graphs; Trigonometry (Triangle & Circular Functions); Analytic Geometry (Conics)
Describing Bivariate Data

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  • Half day:      $2,000
  • One day:      $3,200
  • Two days:    $6,400
Six virtual hours, delivered in two- or three-hour sessions, is the equivalent to one full-day of in-person professional learning. For workshop pricing including TI technology, please contact us.