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Radiation on the Moon. How much sunscreen do you need on the Moon?

Radiation on the Moon. How much sunscreen do you need on the Moon?

Brief description: Just one year on the moon maxes out the amount of solar radiation we can handle over a lifetime. What’s the best sunscreen for moon life?https://youtu.be/CjK8q7YZc6ELanguages available:This video contains subtitles in Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili and Swedish, and they can […] Read More

Power from Sunlight – Powering space exploration with solar energy

Power from Sunlight – Powering space exploration with solar energy

Brief description: In this set of activities, students will learn about two concepts that influence solar panel design for space missions: the inverse square law and the angle of incidence. Students will perform two simple investigations using a photovoltaic cell (solar cell) and a light source. First, they will measure how the power produced by […] Read More

AstroCrops – Growing plants for future space missions

AstroCrops – Growing plants for future space missions

Brief description: In this set of activities, students will build an understanding of germination and plant growth by following the development of three unknown plants for 12 weeks. They will conduct measurements and make observations to evaluate their plant’s growth and health. Students will use their observations to make a hypothesis about which species of […] Read More

AstroFarmer – Learning about conditions for plant growth

AstroFarmer – Learning about conditions for plant growth

Brief description: In this set of six activities, students will investigate which factors affect plant growth, and relate these factors to growing plants in space. Students will learn that plants need air, light, water, nutrients and a stable temperature to grow. Students will observe what happens to plants when they vary some of these factors. […] Read More

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