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During this 60-minute videoconference, your students will be introduced to what it is like to be an astronaut on a space mission. Teams will create a mission patch to be shared with the Flight Director on the day of the lab. The students will explore the concepts of exercising in space, eating in space and how toys work in space. A video tour of the International Space Station will also be shared.
Students will make predictions; participate in demonstrations, and record results on their lab journal pages.

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About This Program


By Request: $200.00

Program is usually offered at the cost of $200


60 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3Public Library: Informal Education Environments

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Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Gifted & Talented, Health/Physical Education, International, Language Arts/English, Problem Solving, Reading, Sciences, Social Studies/History, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
Google Hang Out

Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice

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Challenger Learning Center at Wheeling University (West Virginia)

Wheeling, WV
United States

In addition to offering award winning, state-of-the-art programs in a $500,000 space simulator, the Challenger Learning Center, thanks to technology, brings its innovative programs to distant classrooms around the world through its electronic distance-learning programs, known as e-Missions. The CLC flies more than 800 e-Missions for schools, many located in traditionally underserved districts, each year. We provide FREE Teacher Training sessions via video conference for any of our distance learning programs.

The Challenger Learning Center® also offers adult and student learners the chance to climb aboard a space station and complete a mission in the role of astronauts, scientists, and engineers with its Corporate Missions. A successful mission requires critical thinking, leadership, cooperation, and problem solving.

Laura Ondeck

Program Details


1. Introduction of student teams.
2. Teams present pre-lab work.(mission Patches)
3. Tour of ISS.
4. Discussion of life in space.(exercising, eating, and space tools)
5. Toy experiments in space.


Students will learn about the differences/similarities between life on Earth and in space. Students will learn about the effects of gravity on the human body and earthly objects.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Provided upon enquiry.

State Standards

Provided upon enquiry.