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Free Space Nutrition Storybook Available – Grades 5-8

Space Nutrition

Space Nutrition
by Scott M. Smith, Janis Davis-Street, Lisa Neasbitt & Sara R. Zwart

Space Nutrition, a storybook

by Scott M. Smith, Janis Davis-Street, Lisa Neasbitt & Sara R. Zwart

This book is available for free download on your iPad with iBooks 2 or on your computer with iTunes. To read this book, you must be using an iPad with iBooks 2.

This new book, published through NASA’s Nutritional Biochemistry Laboratory, is a fun look at space food and the nutritional needs of humans who work in space.  It also provides an overview of previous space missions (including videos and photos from some of the programs) and lessons about different kinds of research and why they matter to NASA and the space program.

The book has some excellent STEM content for educators looking for space related content at appropriate grade levels.  The book includes a glossary, a science content standards map, and classroom ideas packaged in an educator’s guide.

This free book is a perfect addition to any educator’s digital library.  Learn more here:  http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/space-nutrition/id515790608

 

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