Space Hazards

In Good Hands - Space Gloves illustration

Engineering Educator Guide

Grades 3–5 and Engineering
9 Activities; 45 minutes per activity

What's Included?

  • Space Hazards Engineering Educator Guide
  • Space Hazards Engineering Journal
  • Space Hazards Engineering Journal in Spanish
  • Engineering Design Process_Poster
  • Space Hazards Engineering Materials List

Overview

India and Jacob visit Antarctica to learn about space hazards and help engineer part of a space suit for a new NASA mission! Kids work as materials engineers, considering the trade-offs of each material in their space gloves to help astronauts complete one of three missions to an asteroid, Earth’s moon, or Mars.

Engineering Context-Setting Soundtracks for Youth

Use these audio files from India and Jacob to help introduce each activity of Space Gloves to youth.

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