SP-401 Skylab, Classroom in Space


Skylab Demonstration Films and Television Series.

[178] Skylab Demonstration Films and Television Series


1. Six films, each 14 minutes in length depicting Skylab science demonstrations conducted in space, are distributed through the NASA free loan libraries. Astronaut Owen Garriott serves as teacher/narrator. Titles include: Zero G (HQa-260A), Conservation Laws in Zero G (HQa-B60B), Gyroscopes in Space (HQa-260C), Fluids in Weightlessness (HQa-260D), Magnetism in Space (HQa-260E), Magnetic Effects in Space (HQa260F). To order, teachers should contact the NASA Educational Programs Office, Code FE, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC 20546.


2. The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) in cooperation with NASA developed a series of 12 single-concept films on demonstrations conducted aboard Skylab. Each film is accompanied by a teaching guide. For additional information contact AAPT Publications Department, Graduate Physics Building, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 11794.


3. The Alabama Educational Television Network, in cooperation with the NASA MSFC Education Programs Of fice, produced a 16-program series "Science From Skylab." Educational television stations wishing to schedule should contact the Educational Programs Office, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL 35812.