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NASA Connect - Better Health From Space To Earth



NASA Connect Video containing seven segments as described below. NASA Connect Video involving students in an activity that estimates average daily energy needs. The video also explains BMR and other vocabulary relating to energy. NASA Connect Segment exploring the mathematical concepts estimation and measurement. The video relates these concepts to daily activities and to health and nutrition. NASA Connect Segment involving students in a web activity. The video explains how students complete the Exercise Project and the Heart Plot Project. NASA Connect Segment exploring good nutrition and exercise. NASA Connect Segment explaing how astronauts exercise in space and how they endure long-duration space flights. The video also explores ways of measuring levels of fitness. NASA Connect Segment explaining the importance of good nutrition and specifically nutrients such as calcium. The video explores bones and effects on astronaut's bones. NASA Connect Segment involving students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods.                                              
 
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Video Information
Year: 2004
Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Estimation; Precision; Accuracy; Energy; Calories; Basal Metabolic Rate; Baseline Energy Need; Exercise; Student Activity; Dietary; Exercise Program; Web Activity; Heart Plot; Heart Rate; Graph; Data; Microgravity; Space; Weight Training; Long-Duration Space Flight; Astronauts; Fitness; Muscle Atrophy; Bones; Muscles; Health Risk; Bones; Nutrients; Calcium; Calories; Vitamins; Minerals; Vitamin D; Dairy; Osteoporosis; Serving Size; Food Labels;
Duration: 00:28:30
Color: Yes
Sound: Yes
Amount of Motion: Low
Language: English
Sponsor: NASA
Contributing Organization: NASA
Transcript Available: Yes

Digitization Information
Digitization Date: 2004
Digitizing Organization: Open Video

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