(Created on 15/03/2016)



  • NASA spacesuits with built-in toilet (February 23, 2018) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Fashion designers and clothing experts are wondering how a new suit might change their industry"

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Spacesuits - Level 4  or  Spacesuits - Level 5
    Make sure you try all of the online activities for this reading and listening - There are dictations, multiple choice, drag and drop activities,
    crosswords, hangman, flash cards, matching activities and a whole lot more. Please enjoy :-)

  • Life on Other Planets
    "This lesson plan 'Life on Other Planets' for teenagers at level A2/B1 and above explores the theme of space exploration.
    Students will read a text to learn about recent developments in the search for habitable planets and the possibility of life on other planets, and then discuss their ideas."

  • Seriously powerful weather satellite put into space (23rd November, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The USA has put into space the world's most advanced and powerful weather satellite. Scientists say it will revolutionize how we predict the weather."
    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Level 0Level 1  or  Level 2
  • Over 18,300 apply for 14 astronaut jobs (February 22, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A record number of people have applied to NASA to be part of its astronaut training program. NASA said it received over 18,300 applications."

  • Researchers find Einstein's space waves (February 14, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Scientists in the USA have seen something amazing in space for the very first time. They saw gravitational waves."


  • Moon vacations possible by 2024 (October 2, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A website that provides price comparisons for flights, hotels and car hire across the globe
    has made some bold predictions for what travel will look like in a decade from now."

  • Scientists Say Water is on the Moon (September 25, 2009) - a lesson plan with AUDIO

  • Space Teaching Theme :
    Resource Materials - Sites For Background Information - Downloads - Hands On Activities - Web Quests
    - Interactive Sites For Students - Worksheets - Lesson Plans...



  • World's first spaceport announced (February 19, 2006) - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file) , podcast, communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)


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