Professional Development Web Seminar: Human Body–Space Adaptations

Professional Development Web Seminar

NASA Explorer Schools and the National Science Teachers Association are hosting a 90-minute live professional development Web seminar for educators on Jan. 16, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. EST. Space is a harsh environment. When an astronaut goes into space, his or her body immediately begins to change, causing the astronaut to feel and even look slightly different. During this seminar, you will get information about the effects of microgravity on astronauts. You also will be guided through three student activities, which provide a first-hand look at the effects of reduced gravity on bones, the fluid shifts in the body and the amount of oxygen needed to survive.

This seminar will be repeated on April 24, 2013.

For more information and to register online, visit

Link to the NASA Explorer Schools home page.

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