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Destination Space

Type : Virtual School Program
Grade : 6
Duration : 37 minutes
Price : Recording available for free by request
Language : English only

Do you have what it takes to survive the wild extremes of space? Will your blood boil, or will your head explode? Investigate why astronauts float, how they go to the bathroom and the benefits of space technology in your everyday life.


Curriculum Connections:

Strand : Understanding Earth and Space Systems
1 Assess the impact of space exploration on society and the environment
2 Investigate characteristics of the systems of which the earth is a part and the relationship between the earth, the sun, and the moon
3 Demonstrate an understanding of components of the systems of which the earth is a part, and explain the phenomena that result from the movement of different bodies in space
1.1 Assess the contributions of Canadians to the exploration and scientific understanding of space
3.3 Explain how humans meet their basic biological needs in space
3.4 Identify the technological tools and devices needed for space exploration
Sensory Considerations

Loud noises

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