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Tardigrades in space

The Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, in 2015, focused on the topic of human spaceflight.  The activities linked to the clip on tardigrades are differentiated for lower and upper secondary students.  They are designed to enhance biology lessons on DNA damage and repair, or physics lessons on the danger of radiation.  There are accompanying ideas, information, and worksheets for short, medium, or long activities.


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