Living in Space

Resources

Tomatosphere

Tomatosphere™

Through Tomatosphere™, your students will investigate the effects of outer space on the germination of tomato seeds. This is a hands-on program that builds scientific inquiry and experimentation skills.
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Tomatosphere™

Mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere of Mars projected into point perspective

Let's Talk Mars Resources

Discover a set of resources to get you up to speed on the discussion surrounding Mars
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Let's Talk Mars Resources

Astronaut Daniel Tani in the ISS

Home Sweet Home In Space

Learn about the history of space stations and how they help us learn about space.
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Home Sweet Home In Space

The face of the planet Mars (NASA)

Destination Mars

Discover how space agencies have explored the Red Planet in the past and present and learn about the future of human spaceflight to the red planet.
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Destination Mars

Astronauts from the Apollo Mission landing on the moon.

Let's Talk Lunar Resources

How does lunar exploration help us tackle challenges in such areas as energy, healthcare and the environment?
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Let's Talk Lunar Resources

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Send a Postcard to Space

Send a postcard to space and back thanks to a partnership with Club for the Future. The Club’s mission is to inspire students to pursue careers in STEM and help visualize the future of life in space. This page describes the project and how to get your postcards to space.
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Send a Postcard to Space

Student drawn postcard representing habitation spheres on an extra-terrestrial planet.

Imagine Future Careers

Spark creativity and curiosity by sending a postcard to space thanks to a partnership between Tomatosphere™ and Club for the Future founded. Students will imagine the jobs of the future in space and represent their thoughts on a postcard which will then be sent to space.
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Imagine Future Careers

Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham

Job Title
Professor
Thomas Graham is a Professor at the University of Guelph.
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Thomas Graham

Hot sunrise in space

Temperature: On Earth and on the Space Station

This backgrounder explains what temperature is, how it is measured, how it affects people, and how it is controlled on the International Space Station.
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Temperature: On Earth and on the Space Station

Condensation on a window pane

Humidity on Earth and on the Space Station

Humidity is an important part of life on Earth and life in space. This backgrounder explains what humidity is, how it is measured and how it affects us both mentally and physically.
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Humidity on Earth and on the Space Station

The planet Mars

What is your weight on another planet?

Do you weigh the same on Jupiter as you do on Earth? Learn to calculate your weight on a different planet.
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What is your weight on another planet?

Canadian pilot

From Sky to Space

Canadian astronauts Jeremy Hansen and David Saint-Jacques explain how learning to fly an aircraft prepared them for the challenges of living in space.
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From Sky to Space

Robert Thirsk | Ancien astronaute de l’Agence spatiale canadienne

Robert Thirsk

Job Title
Former CSA Astronaut; Currently Chancellor
Robert Thisk is a Former CSA Astronaut; Currently Chancellor of the University of Calgary.
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Robert Thirsk