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NASA: The Establishment and Purpose
This lesson plan aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the establishment of NASA and its purpose in conducting peaceful exploration of space for the benefit of all humanity.
- Know the history of NASA and its establishment
- Understand the purpose of NASA in conducting peaceful exploration of space
- Can explain the benefits of NASA's exploration of space
This lesson plan will utilize a combination of lecture, discussion, and multimedia resources to engage students in the topic.
- Textbook: NASA: A History of the U.S. Civil Space Program
- Online articles and videos about NASA's history and purpose
- Images and diagrams of NASA's spacecraft and missions
- Whiteboard and markers
- Introduction to NASA's history and establishment through lecture and discussion
- Group activity: Research and presentation on a specific NASA mission and its benefits to humanity
- Class discussion on the future of NASA and its role in space exploration
- Assessment: Short answer questions on NASA's history, purpose, and benefits