Exploration: Then and Now -- NASA and Jamestown Education Module
Cover of the Exploration: Then and Now Educator Guide with pictures of a ship and future spacecraft and the words Exploration: Then and Now

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Audience: Educators
Grades: 6-8
Product Number: EG-2006-09-25-LaRC


This educational module examines four themes and compares exploration of the past and present. The module focuses on the settlement of Jamestown, the first permanent English-speaking colony in the New World, and NASA's plans to return to the moon and reach for Mars. Each lesson consists of several student activities.

Individual sections:
Cover and Introduction
Survival!
Transportation
Settlement
Follow the Water
Human Needs


All components of the Exploration: Then and Now module are available from the NASA and Jamestown Education Module Web site.