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Destination Moon Crew Guide: Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong

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Title:

Destination Moon Crew Guide: Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong

URL:

https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/destination-moon-crew-guide-apollo-11-commander-neil-armstrong/qrHdwxip47qieWTX#r

Content Source:

Smithsonian
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This is a collection of photographs, videos, and articles exploring the life of Neil A. Armstrong. Students can explore this collection and learn aspects of Armstrong's life.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 4
Alabama Studies
16 ) Determine the impact of population growth on cities, major road systems, demographics, natural resources, and the natural environment of Alabama during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

•  Describing how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies
•  Relating Alabama's economy to the influence of foreign-based industry, including the automobile industry
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History
Course Title: Alabama Studies (Alabama)
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Assess the impact of population growth on cities, major road systems, demographics, natural resources, and the natural environment of Alabama during the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
  • Assess how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies.
  • Assess the cause and effect of foreign based industry on Alabama's economy including the automobile industry.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • assess
  • technological advancements
  • population growth
  • demographics
  • natural resources
  • foreign-based
  • economy
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The causes of population growth in cities includes natural resources, advancements in technology, and placement of foreign based industries.
  • Key technology inventions that have changed the lives of Alabamians.
  • Key technology inventions that have changed the power of the media's influence over Alabamians.
  • Location of major waterways and road systems in Alabama impacts the population density of an area.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Identify major road systems, natural resources, and areas of population growth.
  • Relate Alabama's economy to the influence of technology and foreign based industry.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Technological advancements that have occurred in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries have greatly impacted the lives of Alabamians socially, economically, and globally.
  • The natural resources available in Alabama in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries led to the growth of Alabama's population.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.4.16- Identify reasons for population growth and identify challenges of population growth.
SS.AAS.4.16a- Describing how technological advancements brought change to Alabamians, including the telephone; refrigerator; automobile; television; and wireless, Internet, and space technologies.
SS.AAS.4.16b- Discuss the foreign-based automobile industry in Alabama.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9
World History: 1500 to the Present
17 ) Describe emerging democracies from the late twentieth century to the present.

•  Discussing problems and opportunities involving science, technology, and the environment in the late twentieth century
Examples: genetic engineering, space exploration

•  Identifying problems involving civil liberties and human rights from 1945 to the present and ways in which these problems have been addressed
•  Relating economic changes to social changes in countries adopting democratic forms of government
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History: 1500 to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe emerging democracies from the late twentieth century to the present.
  • Discuss problems and opportunities created by science, technology, and the environment from the late twentieth century to the present.
  • Discuss how issues of civil liberty and human rights are addressed from 1945 to the present.
  • Relate how social and economic changes occur in countries adopting democratic governments.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • emerging democracies
  • genetic engineering
  • civil liberties
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Examples of emerging democracies from the close of the twentieth century to the present.
Skills:
Student is able to:
  • Analyze historical and current information in order to understand and make decisions about global issues.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are global realities of emerging democracies; debates involving science, technology, and the environment; and issues involving civil liberties and human rights in the last half of the 20th Century and the early 21st Century.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.9.17- Define and list characteristics of democracy including civil liberties, human rights and separation of powers.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
12 ) Describe major initiatives of the John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

Examples: President Kennedy—New Frontier, President Johnson—Great Society

•  Describing Alabama's role in the space program under the New Frontier (Alabama)
Examples: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space race, satellites

•  Describing major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration, including construction of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the Cuban missile crisis
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Describe the domestic and foreign policies and major events of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations and their lasting impact.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • New Frontier
  • Great Society
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • space race
  • satellites
  • Cold War
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Major initiatives of the John F. Kennedy Administration.
    Example: the New Frontier.
  • Major initiatives of the Lyndon B. Johnson Administration.
    Example: the Great Society.
  • Major foreign events and issues of the John F. Kennedy Administration, including construction of the Berlin Wall, the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the Cuban missile crisis.
  • Alabama's role in the space program under the New Frontier.
    Examples: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space race, satellites.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media.
  • Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information related to historical events.
  • Read and comprehend historical texts independently and proficiently on various topics related to historical events.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The domestic and foreign policies and major events of John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson Administrations had lasting impacts on the nation.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.12- Describe major social and scientific advances during the 1960s, identify programs that particularly benefitted Alabamians including the New Frontier, and the Marshall Flight Space Center in Huntsville, AL.


Tags: Apollo 11, astronaut, moon landing, Neil Armstrong, space race
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