We found 19 resources with the concept microgravity
STEMonstrations: Newton's 2nd Law of MotionLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewDo the laws of physics apply in space? Astronaut Randy Bresnik explores Newton's second law of motion in one part of the "STEM on Station" series. Then, learners explore the same concepts in the classroom by propelling a car weighted...
STEMonstrations: ExerciseLesson Planet
3 mins 3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow do astronauts exercise in microgravity? Astronaut Joe Acaba describes the challenges on the human body and why exercise is important in one installment of the "STEM on Station" series. He shows how astronauts exercise in space and...
Christa's Lost Lesson: Liquids in MicrogravityLesson Planet
5th - 8th
New ReviewHow do liquids behave in space? Learners explore how liquids interact with each other by completing an experiment as part of the Christa's Lost Lessons playlist. They compare their results with the findings of an experiment completed in...
Christa's Lost Lesson: ChromatographyLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewHow do properties of water change in space? Learners explore the concept of chromatography in the installment of Christa's Lost Lessons series as they learn about capillary action. They compare findings from an in-class experiment or...
Christa's Lost Lesson: EffervescenceLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewHow are chemical reactions affected by gravity? Learners explore the phenomenon of effervescence as part of the Christa's Lost Lessons series. They compare findings in an experiment on effervescence to a video of a similar experiment in...
Why We Send Animals to SpaceLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What were the first living things to travel to space? Long before humans went into orbit, scientists sent animals into space to see how space exploration would affect living things. Viewers of an interesting video learn about how animals...
The Physics of Weightless FlightLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
Fire in Freefall - Rare Physics ExperimentLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What happens when fire is less affected by gravity? Observe the behavior of fire in a fantastic freefall experiment! A video from the an engaging physics playlist explains the relationship between a flame's shape, buoyancy force, and...
Simulating Microgravity with BuoyancyLesson Planet
6th - 8th
How do astronauts know how to live and work in a weightless environment? It doesn't come naturally! Junior physicists conduct experiments to examine the link between buoyancy and microgravity. Each activity illustrates a different aspect...
Space, Gravity, and the Human BodyLesson Planet
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts of space and human physiology through a series of labs, lessons, and research in these 10 resources. Pick and choose or do all of them!