Tag Archives: space

Space Race Teaching Activities

Students learn about the pioneering Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs that set the foundation for the modern space program and played an integral role in the Cold War. Continue reading

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New JFK Challenge iPad App

The free app turns players into NASA and Peace Corps trainees ready to accept President Kennedy’s charge to accomplish great things and make a difference in the world. Continue reading

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Connecting Science and Diplomacy: President Ford at 100

Our new “Apollo-Soyuz: Space Age Detente” activity invites students to explore how President Ford used the first joint country space flight as a diplomatic opportunity. Continue reading

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DocsTeach has been rocking for two and a half years.

“Primary Sources Rock.” I first read that tweet in October 2010, in reaction to the launch of DocsTeach.org, our then brand-new online tool for teaching with documents.  I used that phrase the next month as the title of my post on our sister blog, NARAtions, in which … Continue reading

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