Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Journey to the Moon - Snag Learning Film of the Week

This week's Snag Learning Film of the Week is Journey to the Moon.  Beginning with the formation of NASA and concluding with the Apollo 11 crew safely returning to Earth, Journey to the Moon is a 44 minute film tracing the development the US space exploration program. Watch the film and find discussion questions here.

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Applications for Education
Journey to the Moon is a fantastic film for both science and social studies teachers. The film use archival footage not only to trace the development of the US space program but also to portray the space race in the context of the Cold War.