ERIC Number: ED431617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
International Space Station: K-5 Hands-on Science and Math Lesson Plans.
Boeing Co., Huntsville, AL.
The Space Station is already capturing the imaginations of American students, encouraging them to pursue careers in the sciences. The idea of living and working in space continues to spark this renewed interest. The material in this guide was developed to provide hands-on experiences in science and math in the context of an International Space Station. The lesson plans are written to be used with K-5 students in groups of two to four people in a lab-type activity. The contents of this guide include: (1) an introduction to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the United States Space Station Program; (2) a diagram of the Space Station configuration; (3) Space Station Identification (Lesson 1); (4) Space Station Habitat and Laboratory (Lesson 2); (5) Outfitted for Space Work (Lesson 3); (6) Water Conservation on Space Station (Lesson 4); (7) Space Station Math (Lesson 5); and (8) an answer booklet. (WRM)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Astronomy, Elementary Education, Mathematics Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Science Education, Scientific Research, Space Exploration, Space Sciences
Boeing, P.O. Box 240002, Huntsville, AL 35824.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Boeing Co., Huntsville, AL.