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The purpose of this curriculum supplement is to introduce students in the Early Childhood classroom to the International Space Station and the role rockets play in its construction. The guide uses these topics as the basis for interdisciplinary activities for the early learner.
| 3-2-1 Liftoff - The International Space Station
Feb 19, 2004, 16:56 PST
This packet provides information on the construction and the purpose of the International Space Station, as well as additional information on the history of rockets and the role of rockets in space station assembly.
Activities that follow the background information are designed to allow students to develop science, mathematics, technology, and English language arts skills. The activities in this guide are for use
individually or as part of a more concentrated space or transportation unit. Educators may choose the sequence of lessons to best fit the requirements of their classrooms.
The activities require a minimum of preparation time and use materials that are usually available in the Early Childhood classroom. These activities emphasize hands-on involvement, data collection, observation, exploration, prediction, interpretation, problem solving, and development of language skills.
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