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An astronaut trains in the NBL and is assisted by professional scuba divers



Grade Levels

Grades 9-12


Life Science, Mathematics, Living and Working in Space


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The Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory provides an atmosphere resembling zero gravity (weightlessness) for astronauts to train for spacewalks. In this Math and Science @ Work advanced statistics activity, student evaluate pressures experienced by astronauts and the scuba divers who assist them while training in the NBL.
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