On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the first man to place foot on the moon. Commemorate that this year with an exciting collection of websites and apps that take your students to the Moon. Here are some you’ll like:
- Apollo 11: Countdown to Launch via Google Earth
- Apollo 11 VR
- Google Moon–see the Moon in 3D with your Google Earth app
- How we are going to the Moon–video
- JFK Challenge — takes kids to the Apollo 11
- NASA Educator Guide to the Moon (for teachers)
- Moon Phase Simulation Viewed from Earth and Space (interactive, elementary and middle school)—and associated Lesson Plan
- Observing the Moon in the Sky (interactive, elementary)
- Moonrise to Moonset (media gallery, elementary)
More on space
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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.
3 thoughts on “We Landed on the Moon July 20 1969”
I love everything space, Jacqui. Used to dream of becoming an astronaut. My father was born on July 20th. My Dancing on the Moon blog (7/19) post imagined a playlist to bring to the moon. I’m also a teacher. Happy Moon Day/
I am off to check out your playlist. I never considered that! Me, I’d like to join Elon Musk’s trip to Mars. Wouldn’t that be amazing?
OK, I went down the rabbit hole. 88 Million viewers of that playlist on YT! Oh my.
For those interested, here’s the link:
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