Sarah, Shakivia and Erica go nuts: sending coconut snacks into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle is only part of their investigation into how the noble coconut would fare as a space food and tool. Pine trees on Pluto? Geraniums on Jupiter? Not quite, but Dr. Elizabeth Stryjewski of the Kennedy Space Center tells all about plants in space. And take the ultimate trip: DragonflyTV challenges viewers to travel to a star! [26 minutes]
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Series Description: DRAGONFLYTV provides a different approach in science television for kids, it features ordinary children and their own science explorations -- "Real Kids Doing Real Science" -- presented in the style of hip, music videos, with lots of hands-on activities kids can do at home.
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