This The Space Race: Project Mercury interactive also includes:
Race to the moon! An engaging activity focuses on NASA's Project Mercury and the Space Race. Scholars read a memorandum regarding the project and explore how it fueled Cold War tensions. Academics complete a worksheet and discuss the Space Race's impact on the legacy of the Cold War.
- Show pictures from Project Mercury
- Share video clips from Project Mercury with the class
- Activity requires Internet access to complete
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Activity can be completed in pairs
- The resource is great for a unit on the Space Race or the Cold War