Touchdown to the Moon: Apollo Missions

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about the Apollo missions and where the space capsules landed on the moon. Students will then work as a team to build and safely land a spacecraft using the engineering design process. This lesson has adaptations for language learners.
Author: 
Sue Collumber
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information