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What to Wear? The ultimate Astronaut Question

from Space Center Houston

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Suited and ready to go? Your students will learn about and  view real spacesuits. They will discover why astronauts must wear a spacesuit and how they get dressed for a spacewalk.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $120.00
Point to Point: $120.00
By Request: $120.00



Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

NA

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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Provider's Cancellation Policy

48 hours notice is required for all cancellations.
If a program is canceled within 48 hours, a $10.00 charge will be applied.
If a program is canceled without warning or at the time of the connection, the full program fee plus a $10.00 charge will be applied.
All fees are charged at the Distance Learning Coordinator's discretion, and special circumstances may be taken into consideration.

About This Provider

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Space Center Houston

Houston, TX
United States

Houston, Texas is Space City, USA and Space Center Houston is America's gateway to the universe!

As the Official Visitor Center for NASA's Johnson Space Center, Space Center Houston is the only place on Earth that gives guests an out-of-this-world journey through human adventures in space.

Since 1992, this $75 million, 180,000 square foot, 'edu-tainment' complex has entertained and informed over 11 million star-struck guests from every corner of the globe.

Space Center Houston features a multitude of permanent exhibits, attractions, theatres and exhibits. In addition, the venue presents an amazing array of traveling exhibits and astounding events created exclusively by SCH's own creative exhibit team. SCH always has a new exhibit or attraction to enjoy.

Contact:
Angela Case
distancelearning@spacecenter.org
281-244-2149

Program Details

Format

Students will begin with an interactive examination of dressing for appropriate weather conditions.
Next, students will be introduced to the current US spacesuit.
Students will discuss the order the astronauts put on the spacesuit (sequencing).
Students get dressed for a space walk as they repeat the spacesuit sequence.
Finally, students will have a chance for question and answer.

Objectives

Students will engage in a discussion about spacesuit pieces and sequence.
Students will explore the different pieces of the spacesuit.
Students will role-play to practice the sequence of the spacesuit.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.2 PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Properties of objects and materials

NS.K-4.3 LIFE SCIENCE
The characteristics of organisms
Life cycles of organisms
Organisms and environments

NS.K-4.4 EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
Properties of earth materials
Objects in the sky
Changes in earth and sky

NS.K-4.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans

NS.K-4.6 PERSONAL AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES
Types of resources
Changes in environments
Science and technology in local challenges

NS.K-4.7 HISTORY OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
Science as a human endeavor

Additional cross-curricular standards covered. Will provide detailed standards list.