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Spacesuits and Air Pressure

by  Space Center Houston

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Imagine yourself floating through space. Your environment has everything you need to keep your body safe. But you are not in a ship, you are in a spacesuit.  Join our expert instructors for an engaging online presentation on spacesuits. Learn how, like a ship, this mini spacecraft has everything you need to keep you alive and working in space.  

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $185.00
Point to Point: $185.00
By Request: $185.00


Participants receiving the event are responsible for any line charges.

Length

45-50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

NA

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Sciences, Problem Solving


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
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Microsoft TeamsGo To Meeting



Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

48 hour notice is required for all cancellations.
If a program is cancelled without warning, at the time of the connection, the full program fee will be applied.
All fees are charged at the Distance Learning Coordinator's discretion.

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

1. This program begins on the lunar landscape by two Apollo space suits.
2. We will discuss air pressure and a vacuum environment
3. We will watch a quick video about space suits
4. Following the video, we will do a series of vacuum experiments.
5.. Time is allowed for questions.

Objectives

1. Engage in a discussion of air pressure and Pascal's Law.
2. Explore the role of pressurized space suits.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

NS.K-4.1 SCIENCE AS INQUIRY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop:
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understanding about scientific inquiry

NS.K-4.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop
Abilities of technological design
Understanding about science and technology
Abilities to distinguish between natural objects and objects made by humans

NS.K-4.7 HISTORY OF NATURE AND SCIENCE:
As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor

NS.5-8.1 SCIENCE AS INQUIRY
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop--
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Understandings about scientific inquiry

NS.5-8.5 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop--
Abilities of technological design
Understandings about science and technology

NS.5-8.6 PERSONAL AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES

As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding
Personal health
Populations, resources, and environments
Natural hazards
Risks and benefits
Science and technology in society

NS.5-8.7 HISTORY AND NATURE OF SCIENCE
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, all students should develop understanding of
Science as a human endeavor
Nature of science
History of science