Aerospace engineers design and use satellites that orbit high above us in space. But how do they get there? Play this game to find out! Students will then discuss/research how satellites use Earth’s gravity, create a model, and make connections to the field of aerospace engineering. This lesson aligns with NGSS MS-ES1-2. Purchase includes 5E lesson plan and access to corresponding career exploration resources including virtual job shadow, simulation, and downloadable career information sheet in English and Spanish.
Grades: 6-8 / Total Pages: 4 pages