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Stationed in the Stars

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There is no classroom activity for this program. The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Blueprint for a Space Station
Play this animated sequence and learn about key components of the space station, from operating systems to laboratories. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Astronauts in Hard Hats
Read or see and hear what shuttle astronauts tasked with building the space station have to say about what it is like to work and move around in space. (Requires QuickTime or RealPlayer plug-in.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Inspired by Science Fiction
Find out how science fiction has informed science fact in this article by science-fiction essayist Gary Westfahl. Illustrated with early designs by sci-fi artists of the 1950s. (Grades 9-12)

Free-Falling (Hot Science)
Learn why you feel weightless in space in this interactive online activity. (Shockwave plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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