Blast off for Terra?s KidsCollege


FREMONT ? Two classes that will feature live video connections with NASA?s Houston Space Center highlight
this summer?s KidsCollege schedule at Terra Community College.
Classes will meet Monday through July 17 and there will be two daily sessions beginning at 8:30 and 10:15
?Under Pressure ? To Pop or Not to Pop? is open to third- and fourth-graders during the 8:30 a.m.
Speeding along at 28,000 kilometers an hour in the vacuum of space is risky business. So, what is so
special about the space suits astronauts wear? How do they protect the astronauts from the dangers of
Students will explore Pascal?s Law with a series of vacuum chamber experiments and learn why pressurized
space suits are so important.
Students will put their engineering skills to the test as they construct their own space suit to protect
their balloon astronaut.
?Floating Food and Puffy Faces ? Is Living in Space Just Like Life on Earth?? is open to students in
grades 5 through 8 during the 10:15 session.
How do astronauts go to the bathroom in space? See the astronaut?s home including where they sleep, how
they eat and experience how they adapt with interactive demonstrations. Discover the everyday challenges
of how astronauts live in orbit live from a mock-up of space station living quarters.
The fee for each class is $60.
For more information or to register, call Marsha Thiessen at (419) 559-2255, or visit

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