Currently the PUMAS collection contains 83 examples.
The PUMAS examples are aimed primarily at helping pre-college teachers enrich their presentation of topics in math and science.
- You may find a number of examples that relate to your area of interest, perhaps written in different styles, and possibly taking different approaches to the material. There may also be comments/lesson plans filed with some of the examples, written by previous users.
- Use these examples as a resource -- Select, adapt, recontextualize, and present the material to your students in a way that you judge will best meet your students' needs, abilities, and interests.
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- PUMAS examples are citable references. If you use material from PUMAS examples in other work, please cite them appropriately, e.g.: Chambers, L.H., "How Now, Pythagoras?", 07_10_98_1, The PUMAS Collection, http://pumas.nasa.gov, 1998.
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Cohen, Martin P.
Edberg, Stephen J.
Grimes, S. Kathryn
Jones, Alan L.
Manning, Evan M.
Moren, Charles R.
Parkinson, Claire L.
Pasternack, Gregory B.
Reid, Joseph B.
Rodriguez, Lizzette A.
Ruby, Joseph L.
Ruzek, Martin J.
Salmons, Phyllis A.
Spiegel, Murray F.
Stevermer, Amy J.
Van Hecke, Tanja
Wylie, Donald P.