Check out this 5 minute video, speaking of Quarantine: Did you know that Apollo 11 astronauts had to also go through quarantine to make sure they were safe to interact with others when they returned? Why the Apollo 11 Crew Was Quarantined Upon Return
When we think of the word “computers”, we usually picture the newest hi-tech device. However, during the Apollo 11 mission, computers were actually people, often women and especially African-American women, who did all of the math required to send a rocket to the moon. They were the first computers! However, their history and their importance to the space race was not known until recently. Watch this 3 minute video to learn more. Then, complete this math assignment. to practice working with exponents.
Complete these worksheets on errorless matching and counting interactives.
Money ID: Coins and Bills, Practice counting change by 1’s, 5’s 10’s
There are many amazing online resources about Apollo 11, other missions to space, and space in general. Check out some of these sites. Afterwards, create your own paper model of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module.
Watch this clip about “The First Moon Walk”
The Space Race: John F. Kennedy Jr. made a famous speech stating his goal of sending a rocket to the moon. Listen to JFK’s famous speech. What is the theme of Kennedy’s speech. Use textual evidence to support your answer. Use this explanation of the assignment to help you.
Watch this clip about John F. Kennedy Jr.
Stay active and stay safe
These suggestions encourage families to become more physically active during these trying times. Each day, students are asked to complete each set of activities with a family member. April 6-10 “At Home” PE suggestions.
First, have your child do some warm up stretches: 10-15 arm circles (front and backwards), 15 jumping jacks, running in place for 30 seconds, 10 leg squats, 10 push ups and sit ups then go to GoNoodle and have your child pick a couple of PE/Dance videos.
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End of Year Reflection: Hopes & Dreams
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