Apollo 13 is a classroom activity designed to help your students learn giving and listening to exact instructions, and team building skills. Apollo 13 has language arts, science and math applications. Your students will replicate the REAL Apollo 13 mission by playing roles of Mission Control and Astronaut. Using a barrier, Mission Control will walk the Astronaut through building a machine to save his life. Students learn that precise use of language is critical in many situations. It is an enjoyable activity to watch.
Will you save the Astronaut's life?
-Short introduction to the Apollo 13 mission
-Directions for the activity