Fly Me to the Moon Tisha Ford Tony Hsieh Ryan Keefer Tamara Mucher Kindergarten Traveling to the Moon Essential Question How do I plan a trip to the moon? Unit Questions What is the moon like? – Week 1 Who travels to the moon? - Week 1 – Who was the first to travel to the moon? – How long ago did the first person travel to the moon? Can I travel to the moon? - Week 2 – What training do I need to have? What would I wear? – Week 2 What vehicle would I use to get there? – Week 3 How long would it take me? - Week 3 If I get hungry, what would I eat? – Week 4 Who would I take with me? – Week 5 What would I take with me? – Week 5 What would I do once I got there? – Week 6 Introduction to the Moon and Moon History Week 1 Activities – Read books on moon – Watch moon video on internet – Activity to demonstrate size of the moon – Discuss past trips to the moon – Start space journal Technology – http://www.yahooligans.com/content/science/brainpop/movie?id=m oon - Movie – http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html - Pictures – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet. Space Camp Week 2 Activities – Read books about astronauts – Field trip to NASA (Teleconferencing if don’t live in Florida) – Determine how much they will weigh on the moon – Discuss gravity – Decorate astronaut suits in Paint (for Journal) Technology – http://sseforum.jpl.nasa.gov/planets/index.cfm?Display=Earth – Determines how much they weigh – Paint – Possible teleconferencing – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet. Take Off! Week 3 Activities – Read books on space shuttles – Calculate how long it takes to get there on the internet – Discuss time and distance – Countdown worksheet – Journals Technology – http://www.artyastro.com/artyastro.htm - How long does it take? – Worksheet (Word) – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet. Dinner Time Week 4 Activities – Bring in samples of space food – Make up menu for trip (Journal) – Begin their travel brochures Technology – Travel brochure (Publisher) – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet. Additional Passengers and Luggage Week 5 Activities – Students will work on journal pages to describe the 1 person they can take with them and the 1 item they can take with them – Continue on travel brochures Technology – Travel brochure (Publisher) – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet. What would I find? Week 6 Activities – Finish journals by describing what they would do once they go to the moon – Finish travel brochure – Create class website – Do picture recognition (newsletter) Technology – Travel brochure (Publisher) – Website (Publisher) – Picture Recognition (Publisher) – Possibly find pictures for journals on internet.