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.
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.
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.