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Lesson: NASA Spinoffs (Elementary School)

Posted on May 3, 2021 at 3:40 PM by Virginia Smith


In this lesson, students will learn the impact of space technology on their lives because of inventions that originated from space programs and research. When aerospace technology is adapted for commercial use, it is called technology transfer (spinoffs). Students will predict which items are NASA spinoffs and learn the correct answers to their predictions. The "NASA Spinoffs" lesson is found in the Grade 4 Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Guide. It is Academic Lesson #8. Or click HERE to go directly to the lesson.

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