Use the subject search to find topics available for your classroom. Then download the PDF file to start bringing the excitement of the International Space Station to your Students. Check back throughout the school year to find new lessons for various grade levels.

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Chemistry
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Spacesuit Battery
AP Chemistry
How is a livable environment maintained for crewmembers while on a spacewalk? Explore the extravehicular activities(EVA) by investigating reactions, electrochemistry, stoichiometry, and thermodynamics and states of matter.
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External Thermal System
AP Chemistry
How is heat removed from the International Space Station? Use thermodynamics, chemical bonding and stoichiometry to learn about the thermal control system.
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Oxygen Generator System
AP Chemistry
How is oxygen generated on the International Space Station? Investigate reactions, electrochemistry and stoichiometry to discover how oxygen is generated in this closed loop system.
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Environmental Science
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Regenerative System
AP Environmental Science
How are gases onboard the International Space Station recycled? Explore the regenerative environmental control and life support system and incorporate stoichiometry, thermochemistry and states of matter.
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Physics
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Control Moment Gyroscopes
AP Physics
What keeps the ISS from tumbling through space? Explore the motion control system of the space station and use angular velocity, angular moment, moment of inertial acceleration and torque.
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Electrical Power System
AP Physics
How is electricity generated on the International Space Station? Use electrical circuits and Newtonians mechanics to learn about the solar arrays and the power supplied to the ISS.
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Motion Control System
AP Physics
How Does the International Space Station Stay in Orbit? Use velocity, acceleration and vectors to investigate the position, velocity and momentum of the ISS.
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Statistics
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Commanding the ISS
AP Statistics
How does the Mission Control Center command the International Space Station? Explore data and make statistical references by exploring the command and data system of the ISS.
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