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The My Body in Space resource, designed to compliment Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Dave Williams' record-setting spacewalks during STS-118 explore the topics of how visual cues (or a lack thereof) during a spacewalk effect the brain and neurovestibular system at the grade 5/6 level, the pre-breathe protocols that each astronaut must endure and their relation to the respiratory system at the grade 7/8 level and how an astronaut's fingernails, enclosed in a spacewalking glove, is a prime breeding ground for bacteria at the grade 10/11 level.

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The My Body in Space resource, designed to compliment Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Dave Williams' record-setting spacewalks during STS-118 explore the topics of how visual cues (or a lack thereof) during a spacewalk effect the brain and neurovestibular system at the grade 5/6 level, the pre-breathe protocols that each astronaut must endure and their relation to the respiratory system at the grade 7/8 level and how an astronaut's fingernails, enclosed in a spacewalking glove, is a prime breeding ground for bacteria at the grade 10/11 level.

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    Episode 1: Forever an Explorer

    Episode 1: Forever an Explorer

    • 4 min
    • video
    Episode 2: Training the Body for Space

    Episode 2: Training the Body for Space

    • 4 min
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    Episode 3: Training for Space Walks

    Episode 3: Training for Space Walks

    • 4 min
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    Episode 4: Training in a Virtual Environment

    Episode 4: Training in a Virtual Environment

    • 3 min
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    Episode 5: STS 118 Spacewalks

    Episode 5: STS 118 Spacewalks

    • 5 min

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