The Indianapolis Children's Museum offers a Free "Field Guide to the Universe" and an interactive game that allows kids to try their hand at building and maintaining a space station for astronauts. When you get to the website, place your cursor over the image of the book or the astronaut to access:
- Field Guide To The Universe - Get information on the Solar System, learn about various space craft, discover astronomers in ancient times, medieval times, the age of enlightenment, and today!
- Living In Space: Interactive Game - Answer questions correctly to try and earn the rank of "Mission Commander." You'll learn the answers to: •What's the best air (gas mixture) to breathe in space?
- How much water should you bring to drink?
- What combination of protein, carbs, calories and fat should the food you bring contain?
- What kind of space toilet will you need?
- What's the best power source to use?
- How will you bathe in space?
- How many oxygen-producing plants will you need?