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Learn more about the International Space Station (ISS), an internationally developed research facility that is being assembled in low Earth orbit. On-orbit construction of the station began in 1998 and is scheduled for completion by 2011.
A short clip on types of satellite orbit and calculations on height and speed.
Design a paper rocket propelled by Alka-Seltzer® and water to demonstrate Newton's third law of motion.
Student activity sheet for use with Alka Rockets Lesson Plan.
Quiz on Satellites, Shuttles, and Space Stations
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Learn how fluids behave in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station and how engineers design systems so that astronauts can live reasonably normal lives.
Students learn of direct observations by astronauts of the smell of space, brainstorm the source of the stench, and think about why this scientific observation might help us learn more about space.
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