Astronomy Multiple Perspectives in Space Exploration | Sky Science | Paper
Teach your students about listening to and investigating the viewpoints or points of view of others through this set of activities that focus on whether or not people should be travelling to or exploring space. This activity will teach students how to form an opinion based on facts and then how to express their opinion in a respectful way.
This engaging product includes:
- lesson plans with options to modify for your students.
- activities to learn about how different viewpoints are formed.
- activities to address facts and opinions, bias, pro/con arguments, and finding quotes in support of viewpoint.
- activities to learn to form an opinion based on information.
- student pages.
- photographs of student examples.
- 40 quote cards on various viewpoints about space exploration and space tourism.
- persuasive writing activity.
- graphic organizers.
- student examples.
- Canadian/British spellings.
- Canadian Space Tales (this is the bundle of all five weeks)
- Canadian Astronauts
- Constellations (try this one for free)
- Canadian Space Technology
- Space Junk
This task aligns with:
- the Alberta Program of Studies for Grade 6 Sky Science
This activity supports:
- general outcomes for all Social Studies programs: multiple perspectives and current events.
- any lesson about current events, space tourism, or space exploration.
- global issues, media, and personalities.
Ninja Note: This file is a PDF and requires printing for students to use.
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