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The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon
Practice comprehension skills using the story, The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon by Bea Uusma Schyffert. Learners answer questions, fill out graphic organizers, and engage in extension activities involving writing and research.
4th - 6th Language Arts 19 Views 261 Downloads
A Life Without Flight
Students explore impact of Ohio's aviation pioneers on life in America, discuss what life today would be like without people like the Wright Brothers, John Glenn, and Neil Armstrong, and brainstorm and research list of items that space travel may have given society.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads
Flying High in Ohio
Her is a lesson using the Ohio State Quarter. Pupils utilize beautifully-designed worksheets embedded in the plan, to study about the origins of aviation. Many of the pioneers of aviation were born in Ohio. They compare some of the similarities and differences of these important people in American history.
2nd - 3rd Technology & Engineering 3 Views 13 Downloads
Life of an Astronaut
Veteran orbiter, Gerald P. Carr, relates his experience as an astronaut in this worthwhile video. He is never pictured, but creative animations support his personal narration. Include this little treat with your lesson on space exploration to provide a first-person glimpse at this astounding profession.
5 mins 4th - 8th Science 18 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Hands-On History: Explorers
Bring history to life with this collection of hands-on early explorer activities. From creating a flip book about the Vikings' exploration of North America to a reader's theater performance about Christopher Columbus' search for the Indies, this resource offers learning experiences that will engage the whole class in learning about European explorers.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 85 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Our Solar System Scavenger Hunt Activity
Send students on a search for facts about the solar system with this scavenger hunt activity. Whether they are finding out how far the sun is from the earth, or the names of all four gas giants, this resource will engage young scientists in exploring the final frontier.
3rd - 6th Science 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
In this NASA Anniversary worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 9 Views 90 Downloads
People From American History
In this social studies learning exercise, 4th graders will gain an understanding of nine famous Americans and their accomplishments to society. Students will complete nine fill in the blank statements about each individual.
4th Social Studies & History 19 Views 143 Downloads
Flight of the Future/Space Flight
Students explore space science by viewing videos on YouTube. In this moon landing activity, students view clips of Neil Armstrong taking his first step on the moon and discuss the space race between the U.S. and Russia. Students utilize graph paper to create a space related crossword puzzle using space science vocabulary.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
1969: Man Takes First Steps on the Moon
In this space exploration worksheet, students read a passage about the first walk on the moon in 1969. Students complete 2 pages of exercises about the text including creative writing, grammar, spelling and answering comprehension questions.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 16 Views 44 Downloads
The History of Space Travel
Who was the first person in space? What was the name of the first animal in space? These fun and intriguing questions get answered with a presentation covering the beginnings of space travel. There are eight informational slides that give major dates, names, and events concerning space travel between 1957 and 1969.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
NASA Plans Moon Base
Students react to statements about the moon, then read a news article about NASA's plans to build a permanent base on the moon. In this space science and current events instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news piece and participate in a think-pair-share discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 29 Views 123 Downloads
Return to the Moon
Young scholars react to statements about space exploration, then read a news article about plans to resume manned flights to the moon. In this space science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 18 Views 83 Downloads
Listening to History
Students consider the insight to the past that oral histories can provide. They, in groups, analyze oral histories, prepare to interview a family member on their recollections of a historical event and then write a historical narrative.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 51 Downloads
Settlement Exploration: Then and Now
NASA has crafted an imaginative and memorable series of lessons, "NASA and Jamestown Education Module." This instructional activity is one of the five components. In it, middle schoolers connect history and science by comparing the settlement of Jamestown in the 1600s to a future settlement of the lunar surface.
6th - 8th Science 20 Views 109 Downloads
The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon
Are you considering reading The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon with your class? Then this packet of worksheets is for you! Students read the book in groups, and utilize the packet to help them keep on track with their reading. They also respond to what they've read with meaningful activities.
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 88 Downloads
It's so hard to remember how to punctuate titles! Give your class this practice packet to help them remember. On the first page, learners review the rules for punctuating the titles of short stories, monologues, commercials, etc. Then, learners apply what they learned to the 60 sentences that follow.
8th - 9th Language Arts 54 Views 69 Downloads