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Students examine the competition between the United States and Russia to put the first man in space. In groups, they use the internet to identify areas in which the two countries cooperated with one another to promote space exploration. They create a timeline and write an essay on the topic.
Students work together to examine a specific era of history given to them by their teacher. In the group, each member is assigned to research one aspect of the era, may it be politics, society, or economics. They present their material to the class in a a PowerPoint presentation.