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Human Body: Space Adaptations

In this Web Seminar, teachers received information about the effects of microgravity on astronauts. The presenter guided attendees through three grades 4-8 student activities that provide a first-hand look at the effects of reduced gravity on bones, the fluid shifts in the body, and the amount of oxygen needed to survive.


Details

This web seminar is part of a series of electronic professional development experiences sponsored by the NASA Explorer Schools (NES) project. NASA Explorer Schools invests in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics educators to inspire and engage a whole generation of future scientists, engineers and technicians that NASA needs to continue our journey. NES gives educators of grades 4-12 free access to NASA’s people, missions, research, and facilities. We take the work out of searching through thousands of materials on the NASA website and provide a comprehensive set of teaching materials for dozens of STEM concepts. For additional information about the NASA Explorer Schools project, visit http://explorerschools.nasa.gov.


Each web seminar is a unique, stand-alone, program. Archives of the Web Seminars and the presenters’ PowerPoint presentations will be available through the links on this web page. Learn more about the features of the Web Seminar and read answers to frequently asked questions from participants.


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