In this lesson, students will learn about the role of animals in space exploration (both U.S and Russian). After learning about the history of animals in space, students will use lateral thinking to respond to the topic using DeBono's Six Hats Thinking strategy.
The lesson has:
1) lesson plan
2) articles for students to read
3) links to videos that show actual historical footage of animals in space
4) graphic organizers for Six Hats Thinking
5) background information for teachers