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.
Welcome (Veronica Bindi)
Welcome and introdution to the workshop, by Professor Veronica Bindi.
Train like an Astronaut - Part 1 (Matteo Palermo)
Talk from Dr. Matteo Palermo about the astronauts and the space enviroment.
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.
Crew Strenght Training Activity, Spacewalk and Speed of Light Activities.
Activities lead by Massimo Galluzzo, on upper and lower body strenght.
Train like and Astronaut - Part 2 (Matteo Palermo)
Overview on Astronaut activities on the International Space Station.
Nutrition - Part 1 (Massimo Galluzzo)
Food Basket Activity
Nutrition - Part 2 (Massimo Galluzzo)
Life of Astronauts on board of the International Space Station (Matteo Palermo)
Post Test and Evaluation