Using the Internet and other research materials, students will investigate and discuss spaceexploration since the dawn of the the space age in the 1960s. They will take a look at how NASA implements its three phrase strategy to explored celestial bodies and in particular focus on Mars.
Discover information about the first and last moon landings, then take an ActiVote quiz! The flipchart concludes with a spaceexploration activity. http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en-us/Resources/Item/39838/lunar-exploration#.TyRGkMVSS3Y
Link to a website that has an awesome webquest that allows students to gain more knowledge about the past, present and future of spaceexploration. http://www.dannascience.com/space%20travel%20webquest.htm
The content is supported by a you tube vide which focuses on the crew members of Apollo 13 attempts to return safely to earth. The you tube video is www.youtube.com/watch. There are articles that allow the students to debate on different approaches that crew members could take to return to earth and the technology involved in the spaceexploration. Comparisons can be made to previous explorations and debates can be created to discuss the future challenges for spaceexploration.