Dangers of Living in Space ALL-IN-ONE Lesson | Astronomy

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9th - 12th, Homeschool
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50+ pages (including PDF and editable pptx and docx versions)
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How can living in space harm humans? Students will learn about the risks and health effects associated with space travel. This all-in-one lesson will help you teach your students about the life of astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and how weightlessness affects their bodies. Stretch this lesson across a few classes with the Design a Space Habitat assignment included in this EDITABLE lesson bundle.

Student learning goals for the Size of Space Lesson:

  • identify different hazards associated with living in space
  • examine solutions to protect humans or minimize dangers of living in space
  • explore daily life aboard the International Space Station

Please examine the images and preview above to see how this resource can help you and your students.

In the zipped file, you will receive:

★ 2-page lesson plan.

★ 20-slide editable PowerPoint presentation with hyperlinks to YouTube videos.

★ 3 pages of student notes that align with the presentation and 1 page of homework questions.

★ Corresponding teacher's notes - already filled in! Great as an accommodation for students with IEPs.

★ 2-page Design a Space Habitat research assignment

★ 21 pages of editable task cards that can be used as formative assessments. 8 pages of quick checks to be used during class and 8 pages of retrieval practice questions to be later in the unit. For ease of use, these are included as all-different on a page, and all-the-same on a page (PDF file and editable PowerPoint file so you can add your own too!).

ALL RESOURCES IN THIS LESSON ARE EDITABLE: The PowerPoint presentation, lesson plans, student and teacher notes, homework, assignment and bell ringers are all editable. File types are Word docx, PowerPoint pptx, and PDF versions are included for each.


This lesson can further be supported by the Dangers of Living in Space Doodle Note.

This resource is part of my Astronomy all-in-one Lesson Bundle that is supported by (but does NOT include) my Astronomy Doodle Notes Bundle.

If you are interested in using the doodle notes with these lessons your best value is to purchase the Astronomy Growing Bundle. This bundle includes all the lessons, PowerPoint presentations, practice and activities as well as all the doodle notes and anchor charts. When additional lessons are added, you can be notified by following my store.

You can see the other resources in the Astronomy all-in-one Lesson Bundle by clicking the links below. Please follow my store for notifications when new resources are added to the bundle.

The Big Bang Theory


The Solar System


Hertzsprung-Russell Diagrams (H-R Diagrams)



Asteroids and Comets

Earth’s Seasons

Moon Phases


Solar and Lunar Eclipses


Life on Planet Earth

Revolutionary Astronomers

Dangers of Living in Space

Size of Space

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Total Pages
50+ pages (including PDF and editable pptx and docx versions)
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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