Sky Science - Tears in Heaven

Downloadable (1 PDF - 3 pages)

The Tears in Heaven activity can also be found within the Sky Science - Let's Do Science Bundle. If you are interested in purchasing this activity and more, you can check out the Sky Science bundle here.

During the Tears in Heaven activity, which is ideal for grades 5-7, students will discuss how the lack of gravity in space affects fluids and the ramifications this has on humans when they travel into space.

By the end of the activity students should be able to:

  • Explain some of the effects the difference in gravity in space has on humans

Additional resource required:

  • Scissors
  • Tape/glue
  • Cardboard
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Plasticine
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Straws
  • Paper towel rolls
  • Device with internet access