STEM on Station -- Engineering

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STEM on Station -- Engineering

Filmstrip with various engineering images

Are you looking for an interesting way to teach engineering? How about using one of the century's greatest engineering marvels -- the International Space Station? The space station with its many science laboratories is engineered so that humans can live and work in space for an extended period of time. View videos that illustrate engineering tasks that take place on the space station.

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Related Lesson Plans

ISS End Effector and Straw Truss Activity -- Fine-tune engineering skills by designing a model of the space station truss or constructing an end effector.

Additional Resources

An astronaut, during a spacewalk, attached to a robotic arm of the space station Real World: Robotic Arms
Learn about the unique engineering design of the robotic arm that helps astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

Astronaut waving on the space station Real World: Environmental Control on the International Space Station
Learn how engineers turn perspiration into innovation on the space station so astronauts can live and work comfortably.

International Space Station Real World: Solar Power in Space
Learn how the International Space Station catches sunlight to provide electricity and oxygen to the station.

Page Last Updated: October 7th, 2014
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