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Third Grade students will

  • Construct a working vermicompost system.
  • Demonstrate and discuss a closed loop recycling system.
  • Perform a plant germination experiment.
  • Discuss methods of food production on the Space Station.
  • Perform an experiment that demonstrates the sites of air exchange (recycling of air) in plants.
  • Demonstrate the process that water treatment plants use to purify water for drinking.
  • Grow and state how crystals are formed.
  • State why astronauts are studying crystals.
  • Name principal parts of the space suit.
  • State why space suits are needed.