Sunday, August 26, 2012

Teachable Moment: Space and Apollo 11; Reading and Art

Now is a good time to learn more about space, with the excitement about Curiosity, and the passing of Neil Armstrong. 

To infinity and beyond.

Here is a list of books that you can hunt down or purchase. Happy reading!

Solar System Kids Books for K-Gr. 2

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Richard Jackson 

Team Moon: How 400,000 People Landed Apollo 11 on the Moon by Catherine Thimmesh

The Man Who Went to the Far Side of the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins by Bea Uusma Schyffert

Moon Landing: Apollo 11 40th Anniversary Pop-Up by Richard Platt and David Hawcock

Apollo 11: First Moon Landing (Countdown to Space) by Michael D. Cole

The Apollo Missions and Other Adventures in Space (Incredible True Adventures) by Chris Oxlade and David West

The First Moon Landing (First Facts: Solar System) by Kortenkamp and Steve

 And some Art project ideas for little people:

(Get it--its a pun on crafts.)

Let me in!

Outer Space Crafts


 Space Art Lessons



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