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The Space Race Activity

The Space Race Activity
The Space Race Activity
The Space Race Activity
The Space Race Activity
The Space Race Activity
The Space Race Activity
Product Description
Students put themselves in the shoes of someone in 1975 giving a career day presentation to a high school about joining the space program. There are 8 requirements for the project, all clearly outlined in the handout. Students are responsible for a combination of hard facts, historical creativity, and personal creativity. The project adds up to 100 points and a points distribution is included.

Sample tasks for the students to complete include:
-What is the purpose of the space program?
-What are 4 things the space program has already accomplished?
-If someone can not become an astronaut for one reason or another, what other options do they have for still being involved in the space program?

This can be paired with:
Space Program Mini Lesson
Space Race Timeline Review

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Total Pages
1 page
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
N/A
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