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Description:

In this activity, learners consider the requirements for human life beyond Earth's protection: air to breathe, plentiful food, shielding from ultraviolet light, power, etc. They then work in teams to design and construct a model of a space colony out of craft materials that would allow humans to survive the harsh environments of the Moon or Mars. Teams present their modules and colonies to one another and create a display for the library. This activity is part of Explore! To the Moon and Beyond! - developed specifically for use in libraries.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,Informal Education,Earth and space science:Solar system:The moon,NSDL,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Elementary School Programming,LRO,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Middle School Programming,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124013980T

    Language:

    English

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