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SPACE: LESSON PLANS

 

(Created on 15/03/2016)

 

 

  • Scientists puzzled by flashes on the moon (June 04, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Scientists across the world are puzzled as to why there are flashes appearing on the surface of the moon."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Moon Flashes - Level 4  or  Moon Flashes - 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 :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • Astronomers release first ever photo of black hole (April 13, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Astronomers have taken the first ever photograph of a black hole. It is located in a far, distant galaxy called M87."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Black Holes - Level 4  or  Black Holes - 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 :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • China grows plants on the moon (17 January 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "For the first time ever, plants from Earth are growing on the moon."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:
    • Level 0
    • Level 1
    • Level 2
    • Level 3

      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 :-)

      (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • China first to land on dark side of the moon (January 07, 2019) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "China has become the first nation ever to successfully land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Dark Side of the Moon - Level 4  or  Dark Side of the Moon - 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 :-)

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • Astronauts plug space station hole with finger (September 04, 2018) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "Astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station have fixed a hole in the shell of the International Space Station."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:  ISS - Level 0ISS - Level 1  or  ISS - Level 2
    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 :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

Hole in International Space Station was drilled deliberately, says Russian space agency - 4 September 2018
"Last week mission controllers in Houston and Moscow noticed a drop in pressure on the station and astronauts discovered a hole in a Russian domestic module."

(telegraph.co.uk)

  • New nation of Asgardia established in space (June 29, 2018) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "A Russian billionaire has attended his inauguration as leader of humankind's first ever nation in space."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels: Asgardia - Level 4  or  Asgardia - 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 :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • New NASA job to protect Earth from aliens (August 04, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "America's space agency NASA has an exciting new job opening to protect Earth from aliens."

    Try the same news story at these easier levels:
    Alien Attack - Level 0Alien Attack - Level 1   or  Alien Attack - Level 2

    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 :-)
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • 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 :-)

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • 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."

    (teachingenglish.org.uk)
  • 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
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • 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."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • 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."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

  • 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."

    (breakingnewsenglish.com)
  • Scientists Say Water is on the Moon (September 25, 2009) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    WARM-UPS : SCIENCE SURPRISES/ MOON BASE / SPACE
    (breakingnewsenglish.com)

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

    (teach-nology.com)

 

  • 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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