Space Exploration Teacher Resources
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Who Won the Space Race?
Modern animation presents an overview of the history of space exploration. Beginning with Sputnik in 1957, the international space race was on. Eventually, space exploration became, not a competition, but rather a collaboration. Also,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle
Take your class on an out-of-this-world adventure with this fun engineering design lesson. Working in small groups, young scientists design, build, and test crew exploration vehicles using some creativity, teamwork, and an assortment of...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Discovery, Ship to Shuttle
The history of Florida is explored in this instructional activity which covers topics from Ponce de Leon to space travel. Learners listen to stories about Ponce de Leon's search for the fountain of youth and then move on to a discussion...
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History
Space Pioneers: Major People Involved in Space Exploration
Young scholars explore space science by researching the people involved with it. In this famous explorers lesson, students identify the first people to reach space such as John Glen, Buzz Aldrin and Alan Shephard. Young scholars complete...
3rd - 8th Math
NASA Paves Way for Commercial Space Exploration
Students examine the privatization of NASA. In this space exploration lesson, students investigate the Obama administration's policies to privatize some of NASA's flight operations. PBS news videos are referenced in this lesson and...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History