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194 resources with the concept space travel

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An Astronaut's Day

For Teachers 5th
In this astronaut worksheet, 5th graders use their imagination and the information they learned about living in a space shuttle to write a journal entry about a day in the life of an astronaut.
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History of Flight Timeline

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research flight timelines and record their findings. In this flight lesson plan, students brainstorm with a KWL chart on what they want to learn about the history of flight. They then make a timeline of their findings, and...
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A Trip Into Space

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In these space science worksheets, students study the pairs of similar items and circle the ones they would take into space. Students then study the diagram of the planets and match the clues to the planets.
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Living In Space

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a short text about living in space. Students then answer 6 multiple choice questions about the story.
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Apollo 13 wordsearch

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students find the words related to the mission of Apollo 13 and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
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Doctor Mae C. Jemison - First African American Woman in Space

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders trace and analyze the life of Doctor Mae C. Jemison and the circumstances that enabled Dr. Jemison to achieve her goal of becoming an astronaut. They explore the role of NASA in the development of America's Space Shuttle...
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Space Program Spin-Offs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils brainstorm types of accommodations needed for space travel. They create a table of categories for these accommodations and work in groups to research the categories. Each group puts together a five minute presentation to present...
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Space Exploration Narrative

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders role-play a space exploration. They read scripts detailing an astronaut's journey on a space exploration. They discuss how it felt to be an astronaut, the emotions, moods and feelings of going on a space exploration.
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Space Exploration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and interpret the following: What is space?, Space Race, Living in space?, Man on the Moon, Astronaut training; students compare/contrast US and Russia space exploration. Students write a letter of application to...
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Space: Your Future Frontier?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Learners explore careers in space and experience how math and science concepts are applied in the space program through an interactive video and cooperative group activities.
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Exploration Across Eras

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the chronology of events related to the Corps of Discovery and the United States space program of the 1960s. They compare the Corps of Discovery's journey with the space exploration program.
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NASA Robots

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discuss the needs for robots in space discovery, and take turns simulating a robot and controller to demonstrate the difficulties of programming a robot to successfully complete simple tasks.
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Space Travel Timeline

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use the Internet to find events in space history to include in a timeline. They recognize the cause and effect relationships between events that happened in the exploration of space. They see how to use the TimeLiner software.
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Solar System: Uranus

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students research Uranus and its geological formation, atmosphere, magnetic field, satellites, and rings.
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Crashed On the Moon

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students compare/contrast the environments of our moon and earth, and examine examples of how these differences would affect their daily activities on our moon. They develop lists of emergency supplies to bring if their spaceship crashed...
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Mississippi’s Contribution to Space Exploration

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders engage in a class discussion while going through a PowerPoint on Mississippi's contribution to space exploration. In this Space science lesson plan, the students will also participate in Brain Pop quizzes where they will...
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Apollo 13: Movie Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
In this Apollo 13 movie worksheet, students write short answers, after viewing the movie, to questions about the space mission, the space race and the astronauts.
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Exploration of the Moon

For Students 9th - 12th
In this moon activity, high schoolers review the different spacecraft missions that went to the moon and the information learned about the moon from these travels. This activity has 11 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions.
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Human Factors

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a space settlement for colonizing a planet in our solar system. In small groups, they play a space colony game and read an article about human needs in space to prepare for the design stage. They discuss their design...
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Challenging the Space Frontier

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners complete an online activity concerning the Apollo Space Mission. Working in pairs, students explore space firsts and choose two-four to focus on for creation of their time line. Timelines include a written summary of the space...
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Journey to the Solar System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research the Solar System to formulate a fictional narrative. They explore a variety of resources regarding the solar system and a history of space travel. They write a 500 word narrative detailing the historical and...
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Charting The Progress of New Horizons

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the long distances and timescales involved in space travel. They track the progress of the New Horizons spacecraft and access the New Horizons website to discover the distance of the spacecraft from the Sun, and then...
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Station Information

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners investigate the International Space Station. They complete a KWL chart, participate in a class discussion, and draw a picture of the International Space Station.
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Probes to Other Planets

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a list of robot components and common household items to design and construct a robot spacecraft model suitable for exploring the Saturn System. They present the robots to the class.