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108 resources with the concept astronauts

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Science - Space Exploration

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students select astronaut to research, create poster including biographical information about each astronaut, and build 3-D model of their craft.
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"One Giant Leap for Mankind"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Woman on a Mission

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the July 1999 space shuttle mission while learning how to cite Web sites in correct MLA bibliographical format. They discuss the mission's goals and historic importance as the first American space flight commanded by a...
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Reading Passages: Hispanic Astronauts

For Students 5th - 6th
Children answer questions regarding the number of NASA astronauts that have hispanic heritage. They read a passage, and then answer 10 multiple choice questions. Note: The reading passage is not included.
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Astronaut Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover foods that astronauts eat in space and eat an actual astronaut meal.  In this astronaut diet lesson, students discover how food is freeze-dried and packaged for use in space.  Students compare an astronaut's diet to...
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People and Space

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students eat dehydrated foods that the astronauts would eat in space. For this dehydrated foods lesson plan, students make lists of food they could eat, discuss how dehydration takes place, eat food, and complete discussion questions.
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People and Space

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students explore space travel.  In this space science lesson, students define "dehydration" and explain why dehydrated foods are necessary for space survival.  Students prepare and eat a meal that includes a variety of dehydrated foods.
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Counting Worksheet - Space

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this counting worksheet, students count the number of astronauts and then circle and color the correct number below the pictures. Students count 8 astronauts.
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An Astronaut's Journal: Snacks and Beverages

For Students 5th - 6th
In this completing sentences activity, students fill in the blank in ten sentences by checking all the words that can complete the sentence logically.
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Reading: Living in Space

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this living in space reading worksheet, students read a passage about life on the International Space Station written by a former astronaut. Students then answer 6 multiple choice questions.
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NASA Robots

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students investigate how robots are used in space. In this space science lesson, students participate in an experiment using a blindfold and complete assigned tasks. The students demonstrate how robots are "thinking" machines.
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Famous Astronauts

For Students 6th - 10th
In this astronauts learning exercise, students read about the accomplishments of Sally Ride, Neil Armstrong, and John Glenn. Then students complete 27 multiple choice, 2 true or false, and 3 short answer questions.
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Guys From Space Word Search Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this language arts worksheet, students examine 10 words in a word bank which are somewhat related to space exploration (two of the words in the word bank are "scary" and "switches.") Students locate the words in the word search puzzle.
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Milestones in the Space Program

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils brainstorm names of astronauts from NASA space missions. They are explained that the Cold War was not actually a war but pervasive tension that existed between the United States and the Soviet Union for several decades following...
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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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Following Directions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the way astronauts practice and train to improve their efficiency in completing challenging tasks. They time and graph how long it takes to follow a list of directions. Also, they determine how practice and repetition...
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Cool Suits

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the materials that are used to make space suits. They complete an experiment in which they test different materials in different colors to determine the best one for keeping astronauts comfortable. They analyze the data.
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The Lunar Disk

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze lunar material using actual moon rocks that were brought back by Apollo astronauts. The teacher and student activity sheets are well-designed.
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Astronauts Train in Deep-Space Brine

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students examine an article on astronauts training in deep space brine then discuss what they learned.  In this investigative lesson students get into groups and design an exercise that includes isolation, silence and conflict resolution. 
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Printing Practice: "Astronaut"

For Students K - 1st
In this printing practice worksheet, students practice tracing and writing the word "Astronaut" then color a picture of an astronaut. Worksheet has links to additional activities.
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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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Space Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this space activity, students complete a five question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about the American space program.
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The Space Shuttle and the Future

For Students 9th - 12th
In this space shuttle activity, students review the different facts associated with the space shuttle and the space station. This activity has 23 true or false questions.