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This is an activity (located on page 131 of the PDF) related to sleep and circadian rhythms as well as space travel.
In this engineering challenge, learners design and build a crane out of cardboard to see how heavy a load it can lift.
In this activity, learners confront their perceptions of gravity in the solar system.
In this activity, learners make models representing bones on Earth and bones that have been in space. They discover what happens to bones without proper exercise and nutrition.
In this activity learners observe mold growth on different types of bread by measuring and recording the growth rate.
In this activity, learners model the gravitational fields of planets on a flexible surface.
In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner).
In this activity, dry ice and other items are used to construct a demonstration model of a comet that illustrates the comet nucleus, coma, and tails.
In this demonstration, learners compare the relative sizes and masses of scale models of the planets as represented by fruits and other foods.
Space telescopes can offer us better, clearer views of the universe (and of our own planet) than Earth-based telescopes can, but getting these large, delicate pieces of equipment into orbit is tricky.
In this interdisciplinary activity, learners create a Space Weather Action Center (SWAC) to monitor solar storms and develop real SWAC news reports.
In this activity, learners observe what would happen to their bodies if they went to outer space without a space suit.
In this activity about engineering, nutrition, and physical activity, learners design and build a healthy bone model of a space explorer which is strong enough to withstand increasing amounts of weigh
In this activity, learners test the rate of ripening fruit and vegetables and use a chemical to inhibit the ripening process.
In this activity, learners explore how the process of folding has impacts on engineering and is evident in nature.
In this activity, learners experiment and collect data during a simulation of the fluid shifts experienced by astronauts' bodies in microgravity.
In this pencil and paper activity, learners work in pairs and simulate how astronomical spacecraft and computers create images of objects in space.
This demonstration (on pages 9-11) uses gelatin and lead pellets to model how aerogel, a technology used by NASA spacecrafts, is used to capture comet particles.
Space Guess Quest is a fun game that encourages participants to identify the many types of objects in space, from human-made spacecraft to nebulas, galaxies, stars, and worlds.