We found 140 reviewed resources for human space flight
Space, Gravity, and the Human Body
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!
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
Mission: Possible—How Can We Plan an Exploration of Another World?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
An astronaut's spacesuit weighs 280 pounds and takes 45 minutes to put on — that's a serious suit! The second activity of a three-part series allows pupils to see all that goes into space exploration. Through simulations, groups analyze...