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A Day in the Life-
A Look at the Space Camp Experience

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U.S. Space and Rocket Center


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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Overview:

Created in 2001, this video takes an in depth look at the Space Camp Experience- From arrival to graduation, campers experience fun activities and adventure in a safe environment. They are challenged each day with hands-on, educational experiences that promote teamwork. Through classroom time, simulators, and outdoor activities, campers learn the essential skills of collaboration, communication, and leadership. Space camp offers a unique educational setting that helps students learn about science, their world, and themselves. They will come away with confidence and skills that will help them succeed throughout life.


Length: 06:41

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (9-12) Earth and Space Elective
12. Describe challenges and required technologies for space exploration.
  • Identifying long-term human space travel needs, including life support
  • Identifying applications of propulsion technologies for space travel
  • Identifying new instrumentation and communication technologies needed for space information gathering
  • Examples: Mars Exploration Rover, Cassini spacecraft and Huygens probe, Gravity Probe B
  • Identifying benefits to the quality of life that have been achieved through space advances
  • Examples: cellular telephone, GPS
  • Identifying new technology used to gather information, including spacecraft, observatories, space-based telescopes, and probes
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    SC2015 (9-12) Earth and Space Science
    6. Obtain and evaluate information about Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein to communicate how their findings challenged conventional thinking and allowed for academic advancements and space exploration.
     

     


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