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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two “astronauts” when they land. Learners follow the engineering design process to design and build a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners work in pairs to measure each other's ankles with lengths of string. Learners make measurements both before and after lying on their backs with their feet in the air...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Canadian Space Agency
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    In this activity, groups of four learners must complete a set of four manual tasks. The restrictions are that they must complete the tasks in a limited time while wearing garden or rubber gloves....

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    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). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners train to increase muscular strength and improve upper and lower body coordination by performing the “bear crawl” and the "crab walk.” Learners perform the exercises...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners will train to improve lung, heart, and other muscle endurance as they walk a progressive, measured distance. Learners measure out a course according to specific distances...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners will train to increase bone strength and to improve heart and other muscle endurance by performing jump training with a rope, both while stationary and moving. Learners...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    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...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    NASA
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    In this activity, learners will train to develop upper and lower body strength in their muscles and bones by performing body-weight squats and push-ups. Learners perform the exercises over time ...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks
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    NASA
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    In this activity and game, learners will train to improve balance and spatial awareness by performing throwing and catching techniques on one foot. Learners perform the exercises over time (week or...

    free Ages 8 - 14 1 to 4 weeks

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