6th Grade Visits the Christa McAuliffe Space Center

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Sixth grade students at Westside Elementary recently visited the Christa McAuliffe Space Center in Pleasant Grove.  Students participated in a flight simulation where they were presented with various challenges to overcome.  After the flight simulation, the students learned about concepts related to the sixth grade science core curriculum including gravity and the solar system.  Pictured is a teacher demonstrating the effects of gravity on the "fabric of space."