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 outer tank explosion led to the shuttle disaster.
- Pair clip four with a lesson on female leaders
- Have learners create newspaper articles using information from the clips
- A free C-SPAN classroom account is required in order to view clips
- Create an account or use the following login credentials: Username: students, Password: C-SPANCLASSROOM
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- The clips include archival news broadcasts of the disaster and its aftermath
- Footage highlights different aspects of the event