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28 resources with the keyterm astronauts

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Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two types of radiation are discussed in this conversation between a professional and a preteen scientist. Solar rays and galactic cosmic rays are extremely powerful and need to be shielded against when astronauts travel in space....
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Muscles and Bones in Space

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Being an astronaut takes not only high mental acuity, but also a high level of physical fitness, especially for those who spend a long amount of time away from Earth, such as the astronauts serving on the International Space Station....
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Moon in Google Earth

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This clip is more than perfect as a Google Earth tutorial for your next trip to the computer lab. It begins with a wonderful description of the moon from astronaut Harrison Schmidt and moves into a tutorial on how to use Google Earth to...
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Mission to Mars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the affects of space travel on the human body. In this human physiology lesson plan, students compare how the 5 different body systems work on Earth and in Space. Students then design a product that an astronaut could...
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International Space Station Tour #1

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Space stations are situated far out in space and astronauts actually live there. This is a really cool video providing learners with an astronaut-guided tour on the International Space Station. They'll see what it looks like, the tools...
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International Space Station Tour #2

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Complete your tour of the International Space Station with this part two video. Excite your class with the wonder of space travel and exploration in action. This station is currently in space and houses scientists from all over the...
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What Do I Wear Out Here?

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify the components of a modular spacesuit.  In this astronaut clothing lesson, 1st graders discuss the importance of appropriate clothing for working in space.  Students define the term modular and explore an Internet...
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Spuds in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the effects of velocity on an object when it collides with another object. They design and outfit a potato astronaut in a spacesuit to withstand the hazards of high velocity impacts from space debris and meteoroids.
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Astronaut on a Space Walk

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify important figures in space travel and advancements made possible because of their contributions. They identify the parts of an astronaut's space suit and construct a realistic replica of an astronaut dressed for a space...
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The Science of Sleep and Daily Rhythms: Sleeping in Space

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students write about strange places that they have slept. In this sleep science instructional activity students read about astronauts sleeping experience in space. They reflect on unusual places that they have slept and write about it.
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Far Out Food and Work in Space

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discuss aspects of living and working in space as astronauts, as well as other careers in space science. They demonstrate their understanding of the food guide pyramid by designing a healthy food tray for an astronaut.
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Lunch in Outer Space!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the challenges astronauts face while eating in outer space. In small groups, they design and construct an original model device to assist astronauts eat in a microgravity environment.
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Science - Space Exploration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students select astronaut to research, create poster including biographical information about each astronaut, and build 3-D model of their craft.
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"One Giant Leap for Mankind"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the significance of the Apollo 11 lunar landing by interviewing an adult for memories of the mission. They incorporate their interviews into news articles as 'journalists' in July 1969 to document this historic 'step for...
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Woman on a Mission

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the July 1999 space shuttle mission while learning how to cite Web sites in correct MLA bibliographical format. They discuss the mission's goals and historic importance as the first American space flight commanded by a...
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Reading Passages: Hispanic Astronauts

For Students 5th - 6th
Children answer questions regarding the number of NASA astronauts that have hispanic heritage. They read a passage, and then answer 10 multiple choice questions. Note: The reading passage is not included.
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Astronaut Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover foods that astronauts eat in space and eat an actual astronaut meal.  In this astronaut diet lesson, students discover how food is freeze-dried and packaged for use in space.  Students compare an astronaut's diet to...
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People and Space

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students eat dehydrated foods that the astronauts would eat in space. For this dehydrated foods lesson plan, students make lists of food they could eat, discuss how dehydration takes place, eat food, and complete discussion questions.
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People and Space

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore space travel.  In this space science lesson, students define "dehydration" and explain why dehydrated foods are necessary for space survival.  Students prepare and eat a meal that includes a variety of dehydrated foods.
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Counting Worksheet - Space

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting worksheet, students count the number of astronauts and then circle and color the correct number below the pictures. Students count 8 astronauts.
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Reading: Living in Space

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this living in space reading worksheet, students read a passage about life on the International Space Station written by a former astronaut. Students then answer 6 multiple choice questions.
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Famous Astronauts

For Students 6th - 10th
In this astronauts learning exercise, students read about the accomplishments of Sally Ride, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn. Then students complete 27 multiple choice, 2 true or false, and 3 short answer questions.
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Cool Suits

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the materials that are used to make space suits. They complete an experiment in which they test different materials in different colors to determine the best one for keeping astronauts comfortable. They analyze the data.
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The Lunar Disk

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze lunar material using actual moon rocks that were brought back by Apollo astronauts. The teacher and student activity sheets are well-designed.