Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Early Space Missions"

Grade Levels
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Common Core Standards
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This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARDS 8 and 9 - The Universe and Practices of Science.
The teacher understands and applies accepted practices and implications of science in contemporary and historical contexts.
8B. understands the properties and dynamics of objects external to the solar system.
8G. demonstrates the ability to use instruments or to explain functions of the technologies and tools used in the study of the space sciences.
9A. understands that the nature of science is a human endeavor characterized as tentative, public, replicable, probabilistic, historic, unique, holistic and empirical"

Second PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "Exploring Space." The lesson explains how rockets and satellites work; and the early space missions/space race with Russia.
A separate student note guide is available for this lesson as well.

PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson and a 20-question interactive quiz/review at kahoot.it is also included as a link in the last slide.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit XI Exploring Space" zip file folder.

Terms/concepts in this lesson include:

rockets
action-reaction pairs
solid fueled rockets
liquid fueled rockets
propellant
combustion
Robert Goddard
Space Shuttle
satellites
orbit
Sputnik
space race
GPS
space probes
Mariner
Viking
Pioneer
Voyager
Galileo
Venera
Magellan
Yuri Gagarin
President Kennedy
Project Mercury
Project Gemini
Project Apollo
Apollo 11
Neil Armstrong
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin
Michael Collins
Moon landings

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Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Early Space Missions" by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.


Total Pages
25
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Teaching Duration
40 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Early Space Missions"
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Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Early Space Missions"
Earth/Space Lesson II PowerPoint "Early Space Missions"
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