Astronauts Lesson for Kids


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What does the word 'astronaut' mean?

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1. Which country was the first to put a person on the moon?

2. Mae Jemison was the first _____ to go into outer space.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Astronauts are scientists who help us explore space. In this quiz, you'll answer questions about astronauts and exploring space.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Requirements for astronauts
  • The definition of astronaut
  • Information about astronaut Mae Jemison
  • What NASA is
  • The first moon landing

Skills Practiced

With this quiz, you'll get to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember information you've learned about requirements to become an astronaut
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about NASA
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read facts about astronauts and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about these topics, check out the lesson connected to this quiz called Astronauts Lesson for Kids. You'll explore:

  • What an astronaut is
  • Famous astronauts
  • How to become an astronaut
  • What astronauts do
  • Why astronauts are important