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
3rd Option Apollo Math 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
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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The ‘Pizzazz’ worksheets do not need to be printed. Students can re-create the answer portions on a piece of paper to arrive at the solutions and answer the questions. Nor do the worksheets require answer keys. If the answers are real words, and the phrases make sense, the answers are correct (although some of the puns are truly painful). Each file is named with something that can be ‘Googled’ for assistance. In many cases, among the first results will be a Khan Academy link. Khan Academy is a free, yet invaluable service for students and parents. Please do not hesitate to establish an account and take advantage of it. If additional materials are required to complete the worksheets, I will include it in the file name. The second worksheet is for those students who would like a challenge.
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