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        TaterNauts | Spacesuit Classroom Experiment | Stem in 30

        Mrs. Dawson's sixth grade class in Washington, DC, builds and tests spacesuits for their "taternaut" astronauts. The students learn about what materials are used for real spacesuits to protect astronauts from debris impacts in space.

        The students split into groups to design and engineer their protective suits, and are then joined by a real-life astronaut to test the effectiveness of their designs. Find the lesson-plan for your own Taternaut demonstration here.

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