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16 reviewed resources for spacewalk

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What Is A Spacewalk?

For Students 4th Standards
Read about all the jobs astronauts do and all the responsibilities they have while on a spacewalk. After reading the what, the why, and the how about spacewalks, readers respond to six comprehension questions.
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Spacewalking

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Hold your breath. The video and interactive website introduce the class to spacewalking and spacesuits. Using oxygen data from two astronauts, individuals determine a mathematical model to fit the data. Using that mathematical model, the...
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STEMonstrations: Spacewalk Part 1: Safety and Training

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does it take to protect astronauts from the elements? Budding scientists watch an installment from the STEM on Station series to learn about the training procedures astronauts complete to prepare for space walks. The accompanying...
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STEMonstrations: Spacewalk Part 2: Spacesuits

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Spacesuits are like individualized space crafts. A video presentation from the STEM on Station series describes the characteristics of the spacesuit and the components that attach to the suit to allow astronauts to work outside of the...
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Suit Yourself: Fitted for Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If he keeps this up, will he have enough air? After watching a video about spacewalks, groups of four brainstorm aspects of spacesuit design and present it to the rest of the class. Groups create mathematical models of oxygen use for two...
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Newton’s Cool in the Pool

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils work together to investigate the cooling of NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory. Using data collected as the pool cooled, groups determine the values needed in Newton's Law of Cooling equation to model the situation. They...
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The NBL Pool

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
That is a lot of water. Class groups explore the size of the NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Pool and calculate the volume of water needed to fill it. They then compare that volume to the amount of water needed to fill a pool the size of a...
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Rendezvous For Two

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Imagine the challenge of getting the space shuttle to rendezvous with the International Space Station. Groups must determine the elliptical transfer orbit needed to get the space shuttle from its orbit to the orbit of the International...
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It All Comes Full Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How long does it take spacecraft go around the earth? Using the circular orbits of the space shuttle and the International Space Station, groups determine the distance traveled in one revolution, then calculate the distance traveled...
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An Astronaut in Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do you model the movement of an astronaut? The activity features software that uses an avatar to mimic movement. Groups work to determine the translation between the pre-image and the image. They then experiment with reflections in...
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The Robotic Arm

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Working as teams, class members try to rescue an astronaut using the shuttle arm on a TI-Nspire simulation. Teams must determine the different angle measures in order to reach the stranded astronaut. 
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The History of Space Travel

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Who was the first person in space? What was the name of the first animal in space? These fun and intriguing questions get answered with a presentation covering the beginnings of space travel. There are eight informational slides that...
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Using Infinitives In Context

For Students 7th - 8th
In this using infinitives in context worksheet, students read an article containing infinitives, then interactively complete 8 sentences with immediate online feedback.
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Upgrading Hubble

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Pupils investigate the Hubble telescope's role in astrophysics research. They complete a Webquest, watch a video, view Hubble photographs, play online games, answer discussion questions, and evaluate newspaper articles about optics.
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Meteoroids and Space Debris

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore the topic of meteoroids and space debris. In this meteoroid and space debris instructional activity, students actively learn where "space trash" comes form and think about how to reduce the amount of space debris left in...
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Ratios, Proportions, and Cross-multiplication

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use cross-multiplication to find the unknown respiration rate of an astronaut. In this multiplication lesson plan, students also use the same process to find missing values in proportions.