Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, learners perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what happens to muscles in space that do not have to fight the force of gravity. This activity station is part of a sequence of stations that can be set up to help learners explore how space affects the human body and why.

Subjects:

  • Health > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

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:

Mass and Weight,NSDL,weight,Solar System,Earth and Space Science,Gravity,Biological science,Conducting Investigations,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Earth Structure,Health and Nutrition,Mathematics,Geoscience,Motion and Forces,Materials science,Chemistry,Upper Elementary,space,gravity,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140718104115093T,Muscles and Skin,health,astronaut,Life Science,General science,Astronomy,exercise,Informal Education,microgravity,muscles,Middle School,Physical Sciences,The Moon,Science as a Career,Elementary School,Health/Medicine,Earth,atrophy,Moon,Physics,Life Sciences,Human Body,General,Earth system science,Structure and Properties of Matter,Engineering,NASA,mass,Space science,Measurement,Physical science,Education,Technology,The Scientific Process,Space Science

Language:

English

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