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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.
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.
In need of a 14 question multiple choice quiz on the space race? This quiz will challenge your class to recall facts related to the moon landing, Neil Armstrong, Sputnik, and America's race to space with Russia.
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. They will identify the main idea and make inferences about the story.
Students consider the aims of the space program, create posters comparing the voyages of Apollo 17 and Genesis and write response papers evaluating NASA's current mission statement.
In this NASA Anniversary learning exercise, 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. Students complete 12 activities on NASA Anniversary.
In this social studies worksheet, 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.
Students explore space science by viewing videos on YouTube. In this moon landing instructional 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.
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.
For this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 14 matching questions regarding 1960's America. Students may check their answers immediately.
Second graders study individual leaders and their actions and character. They recognize the importance of the leaders' actions and character and how they contributed to our nation's heritage.
In this Apollo 13 activity and progress test worksheet, students respond to a total of 23 short answer, multiple choice, matching, and fill-in-the-blank questions pertaining to Apollo 13.
Students create text that is aligned to the center of the page. They align images and blocks of text. They add specific spacing around images. They create text that is right justified.
In this English learning exercise, 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.
Students 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.
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.
In this space missions worksheet, students will review 15 terms associated with the first space missions and early space exploration. Then students will find the terms in a word search puzzle.
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.
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 lesson, 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. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up activities.
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.'