Space Rock-n-Roll

Your Mission
In the microgravity environment of the International Space Station astronauts can perform spectacular rolls. Here on Earth, because of gravity these rolls are not as easy.
 
In Space Rock-n-Roll, your team will perform a series of somersaults on the ground to improve body coordination, flexibility, balance and strengthen your back, abdominal and leg muscles. 
 
Skills
Coordination, Flexibility, Balance
Learning Objectives
  • Perform a physical activity that will improve body coordination, flexibility and increase motion range
  • Record observations and improvements about this experience in the Mission Journal
Equipment
  • Thick and long mat
  • (Optional) hula-hoop
  • For Students: Mission Journal and pencil
Time
15-20 minutes

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