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NASA astronaut Scott Tingle on the International Space Station



Grade Levels

Grades 5-8


Life Science, Technology, Health and Nutrition, Space Station


Lesson Plans / Activities, Videos

Watch NASA astronaut Scott Tingle demonstrate the importance of astronaut nutrition on the International Space Station! Do you have what it takes to stay healthy in space? Try developing your own astronaut menu!

Classroom Connection: Nutrition

Grade Level: 6-8

Time Required: 50 minutes

Next Generation Science Standards:

MS-LS1-5. From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes.
Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice:

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.OA.A.1 Write and interpret numerical expressions.
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.B.2 Represent and interpret data.