Introducing the International Space Station #GoogleExpeditions Lesson
This #GoogleExpeditions lesson takes students into space to explore the concepts of gravity, orbit and the forces acting on the International Space Station.

Journey off the planet with this Google Expedition to explore forces and motion in a new and exciting way.

Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see:

This Google Expeditions Lesson is number 1 of a 4 lesson sequence. It can be used as a standalone lesson or in conjunction with others listed below. Links direct to Google Docs versions of the lessons.

Lesson 1: Google Expeditions: Introducing the International Space Station

Lesson 2: Google Expeditions: Life in Microgravity

Lesson 3: Google Expeditions: Microgravity and Experiments

Lesson 4: Google Expeditions: Build your own Space Station


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Created: Oct 5, 2016

Updated: Sep 26, 2018

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