2003: A Space Tragedy: Examining the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

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  • Aug 6 2010 5:32 PM

    Susanne Melton

     

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students examine the facts and logistics connected to the space shuttle Columbia tragedy and present what they have learned about the incident. Students create presentation posters to illustrate findings, present research in the form of a teach-in, and compose reflective essays exploring the benefits and drawbacks of space travel and exploration.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Reading Comprehension, Writing Strategies, Career & Technical Ed, United States History, English-Language Arts, Earth & Space Science, Science

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Discussions