Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Space Missions"

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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"

Third PowerPoint lesson in the unit on "Exploring Space." The lesson explains the present-day space missions and what is planned for the future.
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:

space station
Skylab
Mir
Cosmonaut
weightlessness
International Space Station (ISS)
space platform
Mars
Mercury
Messenger
Venus Express
ESA
Chang'e 1
LRO
LRCROSS
Spirit rover
Opportunity rover
Curiosity rover
Mars Odyssey
Mars Express
Cassini
Juno
Mars soil sample return
New Horizons
Space benefits

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Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Space Missions" by astronomydad is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

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23
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Teaching Duration
40 Minutes

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Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Spac
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Spac
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Spac
Earth/Space Lesson III PowerPoint "Current and Future Spac