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207 resources with the concept space travel

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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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Visual Representation

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify and practice the strategies necessary in assessing the merits of their peers' Mars Colony designs as they decide which components they wish to utilize in the final class design.
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To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students identify various space vehicles, create models of a space vehicle then design their own space vehicle to take them to Mars. This ambitious lesson plan has students work in groups to come up with the design for their probe.
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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 activity, 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 worksheet, students review the different spacecraft missions that went to the moon and the information learned about the moon from these travels. This worksheet has 11 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions.
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Space; Vocabulary Review

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students locate 25 vocabulary words in a word search. The words all relate to the study of space and space exploration.
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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
Students 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.
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Just How Big is this Place?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners are introduced to the the formula for calculating travel time. They listen to different scenarios relating to long distance travel into space and calculate travel time using the formula.
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Toys in Space

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Studentsexplore how gravity affects the operation of toys and simple machines. They watch a video and experiment with simple machines.