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October 4, 1957 - Sputnik I

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on October 4, 1957 Sputnik I, the first space vehicle, was launched. Students write about traveling in space and what they would like to explore. If students don't want to space...
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Reading an Informational Text: "It All Started with Sputnik"

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sputnik was one of the greatest scientific advancements of the 1950s, and this reading lesson does it justice. Pupils start off with pre-reading questions and a video. They then read an excerpt from an article, which is accompanied by...
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For Students 6th - 8th
In this Sputnik worksheet, students fill-in-the-blanks in 17 statements using one of the four given choices. They use information about the Sputnik satellite to complete the worksheet.
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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The Kennedy Years

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read text and view films about the Kennedy administration. In this preseidential administration instructional activity, 8th graders interview someone who lived during Sputnik, write summaries of lectures, and create...
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The Early Cold War: 1947-1970

For Teachers 9th - 11th
With a combination of images, maps, and valuable information, this presentation is a strong resource for a history class that is coming out of a WWII unit and into a Cold War unit. Some points are outlined for students, while others are...
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Space Exploration

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and interpret the following: What is space?, Space Race, Living in space?, Man on the Moon, Astronaut training; students compare/contrast US and Russia space exploration. Students write a letter of application to...
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Introduction to Space Exploration

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine U.S. History by researching the Space Race. In this space science instructional activity, students view a PBS documentary titled Sputnik Declassified. Students identify the U.S. and Soviet Union's role in the Space Race...
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Memorandum of a Conference with President Eisenhower after Sputnik

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students use the National Archives to research how the United States and the Soviet Union south to maintain its supremacy after World War II.
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Words in the News Solar Sail

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Bring current events into your classroom! Middle schoolers complete word work activities before reading and discussing an online article. They complete worksheets and an online quiz. They discuss the Solar Sail as radical new idea and...
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The Vocabulary of Space

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners build their knowledge and understanding of vocabulary related to space.  In this space lesson, students discuss four categories of words and phrases related to space. 
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Frame It

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils work together to examine a specific era of history given to them by their teacher. In the group, each member is assigned to research one aspect of the era, may it be politics, society, or economics. They present their material...
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For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the history of space travel and satellites. Through a teacher demonstration, 8th graders observe how a satellite revolves another object. They identify natural and artificial satellites, explore how satellites...
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Cold War Chronology

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Cold War worksheet, learners examine the chronological list of important events between 1945 and 1991. Students then respond to 7 short answer questions based on the chronology.
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American History: 1950-Present Exam

For Students 11th - 12th
In this contemporary American history exam worksheet, students respond to 35 multiple choice questions that focus on the 1950's to the present.
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Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

For Students 3rd - 4th
In these prepositional phrases worksheets, students review the definitions and examples for prepositional phrases, prepositions, and object of prepositions. Students then complete three pages of activities for prepositions.
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Artificial Satellites and Space Probes

For Students 9th - 12th
In this satellites worksheet, students match the list of facts given with the artificial satellite or space probe that it describes. This worksheet has 12 matching questions.