Crumb free bread in space. Reading activity

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Activity 1. Best thing since sliced bread!

Many astronauts will welcome the news that they may soon be able to make fresh bread in space.

What would be some of the challenges of baking bread and growing food in space?

What are the advantages of being able to grow and prepare food such as fresh bread in space?

Are there any disadvantages?

Why was eating a sandwich in space such a dangerous activity?

What other foods would be dangerous to eat?

Extension: I’m craving a …

Imagine you had been in space for 12 months and had only been able to eat ready-made meals – what do you think you would be missing the most?

Write a list of 10 foods you would like most when you get home.

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