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STEMonstrations: Conservation of Mass

Have you ever wondered how astronauts get fresh, breathable air on the space station? Tune in to find out! Watch as NASA Astronaut Thomas Marshburn demonstrates how the Law of Conservation of Mass relates to living and working on the International Space Station. Take a tour of the station and discover how recycled water is converted to fresh, breathable oxygen through electrolysis for the astronauts living and working aboard the orbiting laboratory. Check out the Classroom Connection lesson plan to further explore chemical reactions and the Conservation of Mass.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:04:26
Topic Humans In Space
Series STEMonstrations
Episode Episode 27
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G