The Columbia Astronauts
Students explore the events surrounding the Columbia Space Shuttle tragedy, and choose one of the astronauts to conduct further research on. They write a short biography of one of the astronauts.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Contacting Outer Space
Learners read a newspaper article about a compilation of information on human life that is to be projected into outer space from a pyramid in Mexico. They define vocabulary, complete comprehension worksheets, analyze the use of 'to' plus...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Ronald Reagan on the Challenger Tragedy
How does society prevail in the face of challenge? After reading President Ronald Reagan's speech to the nation after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle in 1986, your learners will then discuss the tone of the speech itself...
6th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. And so begins your invigorating, innovative learning experience in the JFK Challenge app! Learners choose from two "missions" and...
4th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
A Turning Point in the Space Shuttle Program
Students study about the Columbia crew and their mission, how space shuttles work, and explore the history of the shuttle program. By accessing many websites imbedded in this plan, students gain a deep understanding of the Space Shuttle...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News English: Space Station
In this space station worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Breaking News English: Paul McCartney's Space Station Concert
In this ESL/ELL reading and speaking learning exercise, students read or listen to an article entitled, "Paul McCartney's Space Station Concert." They complete a variety of comprehension activities including true/false, listing life...
9th - 11th English Language Arts