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Train like and Astronaut
Saturday March 7th, 2020 / 8.30am - 3.00pm
University of Hawaii, Campus Center - 3rd Floor.

Workshop for Middle School Students and Teachers
How healthy and fit are you for life on Earth and in Space?
The science of fitness and nutrition for aspiring astronauts.

8.00am - 8.30am
Arrival, Registration & Pre Test
Students arrival to the workshop.
8.30am
Welcome (Veronica Bindi)
Welcome and introdution to the workshop, by Professor Veronica Bindi.
8.45am
Train like an Astronaut - Part 1 (Matteo Palermo)
Talk from Dr. Matteo Palermo about the astronauts and the space enviroment.
9.00am
Why and How to Measure Pulse (Clyde Kobashigawa)
What does changes in the body when you do activities? Let's find out how your heart rate changes and why.
9.45am
Crew Strenght Training Activity, Spacewalk and Speed of Light Activities.
Activities lead by Massimo Galluzzo, on upper and lower body strenght.
11.00am
Train like and Astronaut - Part 2 (Matteo Palermo)
Overview on Astronaut activities on the International Space Station.
11.30am
Nutrition - Part 1 (Massimo Galluzzo)
Food Basket Activity
12.30pm
Lunch
1.30pm
Nutrition - Part 2 (Massimo Galluzzo)
2.00pm
Life of Astronauts on board of the International Space Station (Matteo Palermo)
2.30pm
Post Test and Evaluation
2.45pm
Conclusion
 
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