ERIC Number: ED356941
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Human Spaceflight: Activities for the Intermediate and Junior High Student.
Hartsfield, John W.; Hartsfield, Kendra J.
Since its beginning, space science has created high interest and continues to prod the imagination of students. This activity packet, which has been designed to enhance the curriculum and challenge gifted students, contains background information on spaceflight as well as 24 interdisciplinary classroom activities, 3 crossword puzzles, and 3 word find puzzles. Duplication of the materials for classroom use is encouraged. Sections of the document are as follows: (1) Primitive Beliefs, (2) Our Fantasy of Flight, (3) United States Human Spaceflight Programs, (4) History of Human Spaceflight Activity, (5) Food for Human Spaceflight, (6) Dressed for Spaceflight and Activity, (7) Waste Management Systems and Activity, (8) Human Spaceflight Log, (9) Activities and Pictures, and (10) Bibliography. The bibliography lists 20 books, 16 NASA publications, and 20 films and slide shows on the topic of spaceflight. Answers to the puzzles are also provided. (PR)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Biology, Class Activities, Hands on Science, Integrated Activities, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Mathematics Instruction, Physical Sciences, Puzzles, Science Activities, Science Education, Science History, Science Instruction, Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Writing Assignments
Teacher Resource Room, Visitor Information Center, NASA Lewis Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cleveland, OH. Lewis Research Center.