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Space Exploration Lesson Plan for Kids

Instructor: Josh Corbat

Josh has taught Earth Science and Physical Science at the High School level and holds a Master of Education degree from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Use this lesson plan to introduce your students to space exploration. Students will read or listen to a text lesson, create a timeline of space exploration, and imagine a trip to Mars with their peers.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define and explain space exploration.
  • list major events in the history of space exploration.

Length

30 - 60 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.3

Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3.B

Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.

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