Life in outer space - how humans meet their needs - Space Lesson

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Life in outer space - meeting how humans meet their needs. This lesson is a look at how humans are affected in outer space and what needs to be provided and done, to meet their basic needs - This lesson package includes the lesson (student and teacher versions of the Power Point), SIXTEEN videos, Predict, Observe, Explain activity as well as a word document which follows the PowerPoint. The PowerPoint is fun and applicable with SIXTEEN videos embedded into the Power Point and many opportunities for inquiry-based learning and discussion. Most of the videos were created aboard the International Space Station and answer many questions such as how astronauts shower, eat and many more common questions.

Included in the lesson package is:

- The teacher version of the Power Point
- The student version of the Power Point
- SIXTEEN videos embedded into the Power Point
- Student lesson handout

In order, the lesson covers:
- Human space history
- The International Space Station
- Obtaining O2 and removing CO2
- Eating in space
- Sleeping in space
- Showering and using the bathroom in space
- Experiments in space
- Getting sick in space
- The negative effects of microgravity
- Long-term solutions to life in space

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The student version of the power point contains multiple blanks that need to be filled in throughout the lesson. These blanks are conveniently underlined and bolded on the teacher copy. I have found this to be the most effective means of keeping my students engaged and active without having them write everything out. This also leaves more time for discussion and activities.

You might also be interested in these assignment which can be found within the unit or purchased separately.
1-3 Day Model Solar System Activity

The Science Newsletter Assignment can also be purchased separately here for $2.00

The individual Space Lessons can be found below:
Lesson 1 - Space - An Introduction
Lesson 2 - Our Solar System
Lesson 3 - The Life and Death of Stars
Lesson 4 - The Seasons and Earth's Tilt
Lesson 5 - The Moon
Lesson 6 - Eclipse - Solar and Lunar
Lesson 7 - Galaxies, Other Objects and the Universe
Lesson 8 - The Immensity of the Universe
Lesson 9 - Life in outer space - how humans meet their needs

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Teaching Duration
1 hour

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Life in outer space - how humans meet their needs - Space Lesson
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Life in outer space - how humans meet their needs - Space Lesson
Life in outer space - how humans meet their needs - Space Lesson