NASA LIFTOFF TO LEARNING All Systems Go
Field of Science or Math
5, 6, 7, 8
Presents the astronauts onorbit during the first Spacelab Life Sciences mission, discusses some of the physiological changes that occur in the human body while in a microgravity environment, and attempts to answer important questions on how the human body readapts to Earth's environment. The videotape shows research conducted aboard the Space Shuttle on six systems that examine the heart, lungs, blood, muscles, cells and the immune system, amoung others. This program is segmented, enabling teachers to extract topics that are the most revelant to current classroom studies.
Running Time: 34 minutes CLOSED CAPTIONED; INCLUDES TEACHER'S GUIDE