Space Exploration

Course Description

From the history of rockets to the potential explorations of humans beyond Earth, this course introduces students to space exploration. Students will study the history of space flight from manned and unmanned flights and what it means to launch, explore, and land using spacecraft.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9th Grade

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

The Space Race
Launch and Landing Systems
Spacecraft Systems – Part 1
Spacecraft Systems – Part 2
Manned Spaceflight
Unmanned Spaceflight
Low Earth Orbit
Beyond Earth Orbit

Modules 1-6

Course Syllabus