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20 reviewed resources for cape canaveral

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History and Information: Cape Canaveral

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research Cape Canaveral in the Second Life website. In this Cape Canaveral lesson plan, students write a research paper on their findings.
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Cape Canaveral: Launchpad to the Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify the geographic and climatic characteristics of Florida that made it the best location for the space program. They describe how the space program affected the economy and growth of the eastern coast of Florida.
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How Curiosity Got Us to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Curiosity is the desire to learn or know, and it is also the name of the rover that landed on Mars in 2012. Mohawk-sporting Bobak Ferdowsi, a NASA engineer also discusses how and why we study Mars. He provides facts about the rover and...
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Commas With Dates and Geographic Units

For Students 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers read and edit fifteen sentences by adding commas in the correct places. The focus of the mini-lesson is using commas with dates and geographic units.
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Manned Space Exploration: From Apollo to Present

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
How did the manned space mission program progress? The presentation covers American space exploration from the Apollo missions through the International Space Station. 
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Take + Prepositions

For Students 5th - 10th
In this online interactive grammar skills worksheet, students respond to 10 fill in the blank questions regarding the use of prepositions.
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On This Day: Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Video clips show footage from the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, an anniversary of the disaster, a report from the shuttle commission, and information about astronaut Christa McAuliffe. Young academics also learn how events like the...
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Hunt the Fact Monster Hunt #21

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this internet research worksheet, students answer ten unrelated questions by using the Fact Monster search engine. A sample question asks: "Achilles, one of the strongest heroes in Greek mythology, met his death when he was wounded in...
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Maps

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Maps, globes, and computer software aid young explorers as they locate state capitols, major cities, geographic features, and attractions for states they are researching. They then use desktop publishing software to create a map to share...
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What is Momentum?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this momentum activity, students will calculate the maximum forward momentum of the Apollo 11 lunar spacecraft at three different stages of its space travel.
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Integrating Space Science-Ion Propulsion in Deep Space I

For Students 7th - 10th
In this ion propulsion worksheet, learners read about Deep Space I that uses ion propulsion to power the spacecraft. They learn about ion propulsion and answer three questions about it.
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Exploring the Ares 1-X Launch-Downrange Distance

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Ares 1-X launch worksheet, students read about the path of this rocket's launch and solve 2 problems. Students find the number of seconds it took the rocket to fall from a given altitude and they determine how far from the launch...
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Exploring the Ares 1X Launch-Parameters

For Students 10th - 12th
In this rocket launch activity, students solve 3 problems about the Ares 1X rocket and its launch, trajectory, and motion in both the vertical and horizontal direction.
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Florida Cities Map Quiz

For Students 6th - 12th
In this online interactive geography worksheet, students examine a map of Florida and identify the 12 noted cities on the map using a pull down menu within 3 minutes.
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Newspaper

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this newspaper worksheet, students read 4 excerpts from a newspaper and identify each one as: news, sports, editorial or advertisement.
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The Lesson: Space Exploration

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore space. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to learn about NASA, Mars, the Seti Institute, and space exploration terminology. Students make space glossaries and their own telescopes.
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Apollo 11: A Space Mission to Put a Man on the Moon

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore Apollo 11 and imagine that they are one of the astronauts who landed on the moon. In this science lesson, students view a slide show, to be made by the teacher, including Apollo programs up to 11. Students write a report...
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America's Space Program: Exploring a New Frontier

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine the events that led to the United States sending a man to the moon. Using the Apollo project, they examine the work that it took to make this happen. They review arguments for preserving historic sites related to the...
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Whale Migrations

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use whale migration patterns to determine sex and age of whales and determine where these whales can be located during different seasons. They use mapping skills to plot the migration patterns of four unknown whales.
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Mars rovers' Next Stop: IMAX

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read an article and discuss it.  In this Mars rover instructional activity students complete an activity that allows them to see things through a different viewpoint.