Science & Nature

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

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.
Christopher Hoppner MAT
83 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 25 learners
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55 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 2 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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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.
While no specific homework assignments will be given, links to videos will be shared that will enhance learning in more depth.
2 hours 45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Christopher Hoppner MAT
Lives in the United States
Marine, Earth,and Space Science Teacher / Sci Fi Fan
83 total reviews
102 completed classes

About Me

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,....... 
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