We found 30 resources with the concept space flight
Space, Gravity, and the Human Body
5th - 12th
What happens to the human skeleton when it has been in space for an extended time? What does a reduced-gravity environment do to our bodies? Can we learn about our own skeletons by taking apart a chicken carcass? Explore the concepts of space and human physiology through a series of labs, lessons, and research in these 10 resources. Pick and choose or do all of them!
Space Shuttle Ascent: Altitude vs. Time
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How long did it take to get to that altitude? Using a Google Earth file, groups explore a space shuttle launch. Using a calculator, groups determine the function that models the altitude/time data from an actual launch. With the model in...
Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your class on an out-of-this-world adventure with this fun engineering design lesson. Working in small groups, young scientists design, build, and test crew exploration vehicles using some creativity, teamwork, and an assortment of...
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
6th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, your learners will then discuss the tone of the speech itself...