Space junk hunter-killer satellites are on the way

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Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System

Physical Sciences – Energy; Forces

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and motion; Energy

Years: 7, 8, 9, 10

Word Count: 634

This interesting read highlights the issue with human activity in space – space junk – and proposes how it could be dealt with. Can be used alongside Year 7 and 10 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum as well as the Physical Sciences curriculum for Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 looking at Energy and Forces.

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