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Virtual School Program
Why do astronauts appear to float in outer space? How do they survive extreme conditions? And how do they do everyday tasks—like going to the bathroom? Learn the answers to these questions and more, and find out how space technology affects your everyday life.
Type: Virtual School Program
Duration: 45 minutes
Capacity: one group, maximum 40 students
Price: $150 per group
Language: English only
Technology Requirements: Details here
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|A1.1||use a scientific research process and associated skills to conduct investigations|
|E1.1||analyse the impact that conditions in space have on humans engaged in space exploration, and explain how humans meet their social, emotional, and physiological needs in space|
|E2.1||identify components of the solar system, including the Sun, Earth and other planets, natural satellites, comets, asteroids, and meteoroids, and describe their main physical characteristics|
|E2.3||describe the relationship between the force of gravity and the weight of a body|
|E2.4||identify the types of bodies in space that emit light and those that reflect light|
|E2.5||describe various effects of the relative positions and motions of Earth, the Moon, and the Sun|
|E2.6||identify various technologies used in space exploration, and describe how technological innovations have contributed to our understanding of space|
This program features moderate to loud noises and brief flashes of bright light.