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    Astronaut Taste Test Learn why it's had to taste things in space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2TKbtuYuEQ Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 Human spaceflight, People, Science, Technology and Engineering

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    History of Space Food A very short history of how people eat and what they eat in space. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kivw3nnSt_8 Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Life sciences, Mercury program, People, Science, Spaceflight

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    Ice Cream in a Bag In this fun science experiment, you will learn how to make ice cream in a bag and explore the chemistry involved in making this summertime treat! https://bit.ly/3ZKRA2T Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9 People, Science

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    Design a Mars Rover_Explore on Your Own - Spanish In this Explore on Your Own activity, students will design a rover to explore the surface of Mars and determine if there are any signs of past life. https://s.si.edu/DesignaMarsRover_ExploreonYourOwn_es_us Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Commercial spaceflight, Human spaceflight, Science, Technology and Engineering, Spacecraft

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    Engineering Mars Spacecraft - Spanish This lesson presents characteristics of spacecraft models on Mars to see how well they meet design requirements and then presents a design challenge for students. https://s.si.edu/EngineeringMarsSpacecraft_es_us Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 6 Commercial spaceflight, Human spaceflight, Science, Spacecraft

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    Food on the Fly - STEM in 30 - Season 10 - Episode 1 I need to eat, you need to eat - we all need to eat. In this episode we’ll explore how the simple act of eating, under certain circumstances, can become complicated. https://airandspace.si.edu/multimedia-gallery/food-fly-stem-30-season-10-episode-1 Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7 General aviation, People, Science, Spaceflight, Technology and Engineering

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