Become an astronaut on the International Space Station! Spaceflight Challenge 1 features science topics from across the secondary schools European curricula.
It can be enjoyed as a role playing adventure game or as a set of interactive exercises that can be accessed in any order. Full scientific explanations and background information are provided.
Spaceflight Challenge 1 includes:
-A fully navigable 3-D model of the interior and exterior of the International Space Station (ISS) orbiting above the Earth.
-26 science tasks, each with 3 or 4 interactive subtasks, a link to reference material, and a scientific simulation for students to experiment with.
-Access to detailed scores and reports for teachers.
-Teacher access to guides and classroom tools.
-60 data cards with information about the ISS facilities.
-6 spontaneous challenges which students must solve in real time
-Two 3-D simulation activities.
-A video briefing about the ISS and life on board.
-Twelve ESA Member State languages.
Spaceflight Challenge 1 comes with a manual to help you quickly get started.
The didactical content of the ISS 3-D Teaching Tool has been developed together with the Norwegian Space Centre (NSC) and the Norwegian National Centre for Space Related Education (NAROM).
To get your copy
Teachers from one of ESA's Member State countries* can order a free CD-rom copy of the ISS 3-D Teaching Tool by completing the order form at http://esa-hme-education.org/.
The ISS 3-D Teaching Tool is also available as a free download for teachers and pupils - simply register for the download version using the registration form. http://esa-hme-education.org/.
For any questions regarding the tool, please contact isseducationteam[@]esa.int.
(* ESA Member States are Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Ki
Spaceflight challenge I is a free software application from the Kids subcategory, part of the Education category.
The app is currently available in English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish and it was last updated on 2008-09-15. The program can be installed on Windows2000, WinXP, Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate.
Spaceflight challenge I (version 1.0) has a file size of 263.59 MB and is available for download from our website.
Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 187 times.
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