Mission Data

Mission Data details the activities available for Mission X. Educational investigations are designed for science classes and train like an astronaut missions are designed for physical education classes. No activity can be repeated for points until all activities have been completed. Additional attachments for supporting materials, including mission journals, are at the bottom of the page.

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Energy of an Astronaut

Energy of an Astronaut

Mission Science: The food you eat provides your body energy, which is measured in Calories. Balancing energy from foods you eat with the energy your body uses each day is important for good nutrition. How can I calculate the relationship between the Calories I take in and the energy I use?

Level: 1

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Base Station Walkback

Base Station Walkback

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that would improve heart, lung, and muscle endurance?

Level: 1

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Crew Strength Training

Crew Strength Training

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that would strengthen your muscles and bones in both your upper and lower body?

Level: 1

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Hydration Station

Hydration Station

Mission Science: It is important to stay hydrated while also identifying the signs of dehydration. How can explorers recognize the importance of hydration for humans here on Earth and astronauts exploring outer space?

Level: 1

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Jump for the Moon

Jump for the Moon

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that would increase bone strength, as well as heart and other muscle endurance?

Level: 1

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Mission: Control!

Mission: Control!

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that would improve balance and spatial awareness?

Level: 1

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Planet You Go, Gravity You Find

Planet You Go, Gravity You Find

Mission Question: How can you perform a physical activity that will improve your coordination, core and arm muscles?

Level: 1

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Space Roll-n-Roll

Space Roll-n-Roll

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that will improve your body coordination, flexibility and increase motion range?

Level: 1

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The Speed of Light

The Speed of Light

Mission Question: How can you perform a test to improve your concentration and hand-eye reaction time?

Level: 1

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Agility-Astro-Course

Agility Astro-Course

Mission Question: How can you perform a physical activity that will improve your movement skills, coordination, and speed?

Level: 2

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Taste in Space

Taste in Space

Mission Question: Can I compare taste sensations on Earth and in space? In this activity, students will investigate and discover variables that affect their own sense of taste.

Level: 2

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Explore and Discover

Explore and Discover

Mission Question: What is a physical activity that would help your heart and lungs become stronger as you increase your aerobic and anaerobic activity?

Level: 2

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Let's Climb a Martian Mountain

Let's Climb a Martian Mountain

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that will improve your sense of balance, muscle strength and ability to reach an objective?

Level: 2

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Building an Astronaut Core

Building an Astronaut Core

Mission Question: How can you perform a physical activity that will improve your abdominal and back muscles?

Level: 2

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Crew Assembly

Crew Assembly

Mission Question: How can you perform a skill-based activity that will demonstrate the importance of dexterity and hand-eye coordination while practicing communication and problem-solving skills?

Level: 2

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Do a Spacewalk

Do a Spacewalk!

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that would increase muscular strength, as well as improve upper and lower body coordination?

Level: 2

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Get on Your Space Cycle!

Get on Your Space Cycle!

Mission Question: How could you perform a physical activity that will strengthen your leg muscles, cardiovascular system and contribute to a less polluted environment?

Level: 2

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Living Bones, Strong Bones

Living Bones, Strong Bones

Mission Science: Strong bones are essential for the body’s adaptation to the reduced gravity environment of spaceflight. What are ways for explorers to maintain strong bones on earth and in space?

Level: 2

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Reduced Gravity, Low Fat

Reduced Gravity, Low Fat

Mission Science: How can I discover the fat content of a cheeseburger? How can I formulate a balanced meal?

Level: 2

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