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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

Product Type: Educator Guide
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 6-8
Publication Year: 2006
Product Number: EG-2006-09-25-LaRC
Subjects: History, Mathematics, Earth Science, General Science, Space Science, Technology

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
Follow the Water
Human Needs

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


Page Last Updated: January 5th, 2015
Page Editor: Flint Wild