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Buzz Lightyear Toys in Space Activity

A page from the Buzz Lightyear Toys in Space Activity

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 6-8
Publication Year: 2008
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science

Astronauts experimented with a variety of toys on the International Space Station to help students understand microgravity. In this activity, students write about how a certain toy behaves on Earth; then they predict how that same toy will behave in the microgravity environment of space. The students can watch footage from space showing astronauts using the toys to determine if the predictions are correct.

Buzz Lightyear Toys in Space Activity [4MB PDF file]

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Other NASA and Buzz Lightyear activities:
Buzz Lightyear Connect It!: Flight Path Activity
Buzz Lightyear I Spy Reflections From Space Activity
Buzz Lightyear Mission Matchup: Create a Game Activity
Buzz Lightyear Load the Shuttle Activity
Buzz Lightyear Putting It All Together Activity

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