50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing: Space-themed Lesson Ideas

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and the first man to walk on the Moon. To help celebrate this, we’ve put together some space-themed lesson ideas and accompanying videos from our sister publisher Franklin Watts and Wayland’s space range for you to share with your pupils. Scroll down to browse and download.
 

A Guide to Space

These lesson ideas are based on A Guide to Space. Discover mind boggling facts, figures and amazing explorations in eye popping infographics. Written with the KS2 National Curriculum for Year 5 and Year 6 in mind.

 
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First Man on the Moon

These lesson ideas are based on First Man on the Moon - a visually pleasing and fact-filled book that is perfect to share in a KS2 classroom to get your pupils excited about space travel. Written with the KS2 National Curriculum for Year 3 and Year 4 in mind.

 
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Accompanying videos

Franklin Watts and Wayland's 'Space Science' series covers key areas of the curriculum such as forces, rocks and soils, healthy diets, exercise, recycling and waste management, magnets, solar power, gravity, distance, maps and constellations.



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Science for Rocketing into Space - Rocket Experiment

Mark Thompson, author of 'Science for Rocketing into Space', demonstrates a fun rocket experiment to try with your pupils.

 
Science for Rocketing into Space Author Introduction

Mark Thompson, author of the ‘Space Science’ series, discusses what inspired his fascination with space and takes us through his motivations for writing about it.

 
Science for Rocketing into Space - Space Rocks Experiment

Mark Thompson, author of 'Science for Rocketing into Space', demonstrates a fun space rock experiment to try with your pupils.

 

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