Living in Space

Resources

Let’s Talk Science volunteer works on the Tomatosphere project with three students.

Tomatosphere™

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

Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham

Education Pathway
Job Title
Professor
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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

Education Pathway
Job Title
Former CSA Astronaut; Currently Chancellor
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Robert Thirsk