Explorers and Astronauts

Explorers and Astronauts


By the end of this activity, students will gather basic information about the first astronauts, which they will use in class discussions and debates the following day.  They will submit a google form as their assessment for this activity. 

Students explore the early European explorers and the first American astronauts, determining which group had more courage. 

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America’s Moon Race: (competition between US and Soviet Union)

Google Form for answers