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"Let's Light This Candle!" the Space Race to the Moon!

Christopher Hoppner MAT
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(92)
In this two week course, students will learn the science and history of NASA's Space Program in the '60s and '70s. The three programs, Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo will be taught in detail along with the specific technologies and spacecraft.

Class experience

Following the completion of this course, students will be able to distinguish and state the major differences between the three space programs, Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo.  Students will also be able to identify and state specifics about the spacecraft used in the three programs.
Homework Offered
While no specific homework assignments will be given, links to videos will be shared that will enhance learning in more depth.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Following each class, a list of suggested videos on YouTube showing archived historical footage such as launches, moonwalks, spacewalks, etc. will be distributed on the classroom message board. These videos have been screened for appropriate language and visuals. No account is necessary.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(92)
I am a Science Teacher with 24 years of experience in public schools. I have degrees in Marine Science, Natural Science, and Earth Science Education. Science is a passion that I have had since I was a boy. Learning Science should be fun,....... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
3x per week, 2 weeks
55 min

Completed by 27 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 10-15
3-8 learners per class

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