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SEMAA Classes: Summer Curriculum Enhancement Activities
September 27, 2010

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Kindergarten: Living and Working in Space
Students conceptualize and learn the physical properties of satellites, the Moon, Sun, Planets, Earth and Solar System.

Grade 1: Living and Working in Space
Students learn the importance of satellites, the Moon, Sun, Planets, Earth and Solar System and their relationship to each other in the universe.

Grade 2: Living and Working in Space
Students explore constellations, light and shadows, the effects of gravity and micro gravity, and the experiences of living and working in space.

Grade 3: Living and Working in Space
Students learn the process of solid waste management and recycling in space and the properties of water in the habitat.

Grade 4: Mission in Space
Students perform aircraft testing and weather forecasting, and explore rocket propellants, navigation and pH.

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Grade 5: Exploring the Solar System
Students study constellations, orbit, gravity, and the uses of solar power.

Grade 6: Lost in Space
Students explore and compare the environments of Earth, Saturn and Pluto.

Grade 7: The Planet Earth From Space
Students learn how to achieve orbit and communicate to Earth from space. Students also study Earth's position in solar system and weather from space.

Grades 8-12: Journey to the Red Planet
Students explore conditions on planet Mars, motion in space and the effects of micro gravity on the human body.
 

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Three young girls smile as they hold a pink model rocket
Students follow a different curriculum enhancement activities in the SEMAA program during the summer months.
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An artist's drawing of a Mars outpost
Caption for journeying to the red planet.
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