Hidden Figures Movie Guide & Reflection Questions PLUS Physics Calculations!

Hidden Figures Movie Guide & Reflection Questions PLUS Physics Calculations!
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Hidden Figures tells the incredible untold story of Katherine Jonson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA who served roles in human computing and engineering. Their brain power helped launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that turned around the space race. The visionary trio crossed all gender and racial line and inspired generations. Your students will love getting to watch it, and these materials will ensure there is awesome learning happening, too!

This item is a new addition in August 2018! This resources includes 4 items:

1) Movie Viewing Guide. A 30 question movie guide to be completed by students as they watch the movie. Questions are chronological and draw attention to key events in the film. Answer key included.

2) Reflection Questions. Get students thinking! The reflections questions consist of 8 prompts for extended thinking, reflection, and research. Prompt student thinking about a variety of topics, including the meaning of the movie tittle, civil rights, other hidden figures, automation, cooperation in space, creative liberties in movie making, and inspirational people in their lives. Student answers will vary and open up an opportunity for dialogue.

3) Character Guide. Pictures of the movie characters with their names and the name of the actor portraying them.

4) Physics Exercises. Four pages of mathematical physics exercises with connections to space travel. Including questions on scientific notation, conversions, linear motion, projectile motion, and forces. Students are provided a listing of formulas and conversion factors needed to solve the problems. Answer key included.

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