Apollo scene setting

This lesson sets the scene for the study of the Lunar Discs, and gets students to think about the contexts and history leading to the collection of the Lunar samples in the loan boxes. By considering the events of the space race, role playing taking a moonwalk, and considering the actions of the astronauts, students will have a greater understanding of the significance of the lunar samples.

Curriculum links:

  • History - the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements.
  • Science – describe the basic needs of animals, including humans

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