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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Participating classes will explore how indoor environmental conditions influence human health, and identify the best conditions for healthy living. This knowledge is important not only on Earth, but also on the International Space Station (ISS), the future Lunar Gateway, and as long-duration space travel progresses, maybe even on Mars!
Astronauts can experience bone loss in space. To understand why, you need to know a bit about how bones are formed and maintained in your body.
One of the greatest hazards that humans in space face is cosmic radiation. Learn what cosmic radiation is, why it's dangerous, and ways that we are looking at protecting humans in deep space.