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Food for Spaceflight

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
When astronauts get hungry in outer space, they can't just call and have a pizza delivered. In order to gain an appreciation for the challenges associated with space travel, young learners are given the task of selecting, testing, and...
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Astronaut's Favorite Foods

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students examine space food. In this space science lesson plan, students visit suggested websites to identify the eight categories of space food. Students use a space food nutrition guide to classify space food.
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An Astronaut's Journal: Snacks and Beverages

For Students 4th - 6th
In this snack and beverage worksheet, students place a check beside all the words that can complete the 10 sentences logically.
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Lunch in Outer Space!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the challenges astronauts face while eating in outer space. In small groups, they design and construct an original model device to assist astronauts eat in a microgravity environment.
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People and Space

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore space travel.  In this space science lesson, students define "dehydration" and explain why dehydrated foods are necessary for space survival.  Students prepare and eat a meal that includes a variety of dehydrated foods.
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An Astronaut's Journal: Snacks and Beverages

For Students 5th - 6th
In this completing sentences worksheet, learners fill in the blank in ten sentences by checking all the words that can complete the sentence logically.