Explosions, ear-splitting roars, and death-defying speeds. Rockets and boys have a lot in common. As we begin our study of the first moon landing, I am chuckling about the resemblance between the two!
In this post, I will focus on the historical aspect of the first moon landing. Obviously, this topic stretches across both history and science. So, it is a two-for-one day!
If you are a Classical Conversations friend, then these resources goes along with the history sentence for Cycle 3, week 21.
- Listen to John F. Kennedy’s speech as he announces to the country that the U.S. will fly to the moon.
- Watch the launching of the Apollo 11.
- Watch the video of the moon landing.
- This is an exercpt from the Discovery Channel- Landing on the Moon. It is too long for my little guy, but my older boys said “No!” when it ended. I might have to buy this one!
- Read through a space history timeline.
- Research the shuttle.
- Research space food.
- Research space suits.
Just for fun