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A Life Without Flight
Young scholars 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
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 13 Views 42 Downloads
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 13 Views 255 Downloads
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 8 Views 89 Downloads
Flight of the Future/Space Flight
Students explore space science by viewing videos on YouTube. In this moon landing lesson, 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
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
Breaking News English: All 33 Chilean Miners Rescued
In this English instructional activity, students read "All 33 Chilean Miners Rescued," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Flying High in Ohio
Learners use a Venn diagram to explore the similarities and differences between two sets of "Aviation Pioneers." They read age appropriate texts related to the design of the Ohio quarter reverse. They examine the quarter and locate Ohio on a map.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 4 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
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
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 26 Views 120 Downloads
"One Giant Leap for Mankind"
Students explore the significance of the Apollo 11 lunar landing by interviewing an adult for memories of the mission. They incorporate their interviews into news articles as 'journalists' in July 1969 to document this historic 'step for mankind.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 56 Downloads