An informative guide about how astronauts deal with one of the most important human needs – eating. It shows how space food evolved in the last 50 years, explains how astronaut food should be preserved so that it lasts longer during the missions, and how astronauts prepare and eat their meals in microgravity. Check it out and learn what it’s like to eat on a space trip.
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NASA Space Place
August 7, 2014 -- Submitted by Nancy Leon, a reader from Los Angeles, who is affiliated with the site.
The NASA Space Place web site is geared at elementary school age children. It features games, craft activities and fun facts on Earth and space science.
Practical Space – Your Solar System
December 21, 2011 -- Submitted by anonymous.
The site covers all the planets, their moons and other bodies in the solar system all with beautiful galleries gathered from the public science outlets on the internet.
Planets for Kids
September 28, 2011 -- Submitted by Stephen Byrne, a parent from Ireland, who is affiliated with the site.
Learn about the planets with this easy to use website. The website is run by Stephen who’s 9 years old, he wanted to learn more about the planets for a school project. The idea came about to setup a website to help others. You’ll find questions on each planet and all the answers can be found on the website.
November 19, 2008 -- From Kamal, a teacher from Rohnert Park, CA, who is affiliated with the site.
Epo’s Chronicles is a weekly web comic that takes place in the distant future. It is about a sentient spaceship called Epo, and its humanoid companion, Alkina. Epo’s Chronicles is being developed by the Sonoma State University Education and Public Outreach (E/PO) group. The primary goal of Epo’s Chronicles is to teach space science in an engaging format. Accompanying each episode are explanatory notes and glossary entries to help explain the science subjects discussed each week. Additional resources such as web links with lesson plans, and multimedia clips are also frequently available.
March 18, 2008 -- From Triggermouse, a reader, from Utah, United States, who is affiliated with the site.
The site www.CaptainWarbuck.com is home to the children’s movie ‘Captain Warbuck and the Space Rat of Mischief’. This is a 24 minute movie about a guy named Captain Warbuck who delivers stars for a living with his robot friend spiffbot aboard the ‘chickship’. Life is pretty normal for the Captain until he finds himself wrapped up in a struggle to save his stars and the Universe!
Molecular Expressions: Powers of Ten
May 5, 2006 -- From Matthew, fourteen-years old, who is not affiliated with the site
View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida.