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Resources for the segment: "Spacewalks"
Resources for Educators

Suited for Spacewalking Educator Guide -- This guide provides activities for students to learn about spacesuits, the space environment and the technologies developed to protect astronauts. The guide also includes a history of spacewalking, NASA's current spacesuit, glossary of terms, suggested readings and NASA educational resources.

Educational Spacewalk Simulations STS-125 -- The shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope required the STS-125 astronaut crew to perform multiple spacewalks. The software lets users experience one of three spacewalks and select different camera views as astronauts perform tasks. A student worksheet and an answer key are also available.

NASA Fit Explorer Challenge: Train like an Astronaut -- The Fit Explorer Mission Handouts are "mission assignments" for students, which illustrate physical activities utilizing the same body parts/systems as NASA astronauts. These activities may be used by individual students or delivered to an audience of students by educators. Videos for each handout are also available.

NASA eClips™ -- NASA eClips™ are short, relevant educational video segments that inspire and engage students by helping them see real-world connections.
NASA Education Spacesuits and Spacewalks Website -- Be able to engage your students in the wonders of space as they learn about spacesuits and spacewalks by using this website.

Resources for Students

Challenges of Spacewalking Video Clips -- Hear firsthand how astronauts have encountered their own challenges during spacewalks. This six-part video series allows you, the viewer, to choose the correct "fix" for real problems astronauts faced while spacewalking. See if you have the right stuff to think quickly when things do not go as planned.

"Station Spacewalk": 3-D Game -- Hello astronaut! In "Station Spacewalk," you'll experience the thrill of conducting NASA repair work on the International Space Station. After negotiating your way through the airlock, you, the astronaut, will be tasked with jobs critical to help power up the space station so it can continue to operate.

"Be the Mastermind Behind the Mission" Game -- Save the day! Reconstruct the order of events for Hubble Space Telescope’s 2002 service mission.

A Day in the Life of a Spacewalker -- Astronaut and explorer Jim Reilly tells what it's like to do construction work in the far-out environment of space.

Walking in Space Image Gallery -- Astronauts make walking in space look easy. But, astronauts use a lot of tools and equipment to help them do their jobs and stay safe. This gallery is filled with photos of astronauts on spacewalks.

Why are EVA Spacesuits White? -- Have you ever wondered why the spacesuits worn by astronauts doing a spacewalk are white? Visit the EVA website to find out!