05-Jun-2012 - 9:00 - 10:00 AM Eastern
Target Audience: Grades K - 5
Presented by AESP Specialist: Wil Robertson
This webinar will instruct teachers how to discover the obstacles humans face while traveling in space. The webinar will review the major difficulties and concerns of adapting to the space environment from everyday living and personal hygiene, and safety.
Materials Needed (optional, if participating in activities along with presenter):
Participants will identify the concerns scientists had about humans traveling in space the first time, will force an object of small mass (plastic straw) into a larger mass object (potato), will feel how resistance of a pressurized spacesuit can be an exhausting endeavor and ticipants will be able to acquire information on Living and Working in Space resources from NASA NEON for classroom use.