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Step 1: Scene setter
A discussion exercise focusing on the human essentials for life, linked to the concept of a vehicle that delivers to the International Space Station (ISS).
Step 2: Explore through mime the effect of weightlessness
Pupils work in teams on developing mimes that explore the effect that microgravity has on everyday activities.
Step 3: Compare and contrast grid
Pupils consider the similarities and differences between emergency health care in 2 distinctly different settings – on Earth and on the ISS.
Step 4: Plenary runner game
A quick-fire true or false game looking at the how healthcare is delivered on the ISS.
Weightless experiments https://youtu.be/W8XmnWNminY
Astronaut medical kit https://youtu.be/mcqPzBKFNRg
Children will be able to work scientifically by:
- Comparing and contrasting two settings and the implications of these differences on humans.
- Children will learn:
The essentials for life and how living on Earth provides for all human needs
- Cross-curricular opportunities:
- Medical emergency response, who, when and how.
This resource is part of Tim Peake's Principia mission education programme, supported by the UK Space Agency and ESA.
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