Mission 2: Body Space

5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
0
Rate this resource

The ESA DVD has been developed with the support and input from experts, teachers and their pupils from across Europe. Scenes for ISS DVD Lesson 2 were filmed during the DELTA Mission (2004) of Dutch ESA astronaut André Kuipers. The video looks at the effects of a weightless environment on the human body: how our sense of balance and direction are affected; how blood pressure changes in different parts of the body; how your height changes in space; and muscular atrophy and changes in bone density. Many of the simple experiments performed in the schools can easily be repeated in the classroom.

Show health and safety information

Please be aware that resources have been published on the website in the form that they were originally supplied. This means that procedures reflect general practice and standards applicable at the time resources were produced and cannot be assumed to be acceptable today. Website users are fully responsible for ensuring that any activity, including practical work, which they carry out is in accordance with current regulations related to health and safety and that an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out.

Published by

Actions

Share this resource

Lists that tag this content