Many are familiar with Apollo 11, the mission that landed humans on the Moon for the first time, but there were 14 missions total during the Apollo Program (1961-1972).

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    R. Walter Cunningham (1932-2023) January 05, 2023 Smithsonian in Your Backyard December 21, 2022 The Tragic Day on Pad 34 December 21, 2022 Calm, Cool, and Collected December 21, 2022 Why Has It Been 50 Years Since Humans Went to the Moon? December 16, 2022
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    Learn more Destination Moon National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC October 14, 2022 - October 14, 2037 Learn more Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Spacesuit National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC July 16, 2019 - February 02, 2022
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    Emergency Preparedness Kit: Parent Guide This parent guide supports the creation of an emergency preparedness kit for home along with how to create an entire emergency plan. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1QXHmlswOCRdNz0WvGuA3kdw12n74rkxfhuVLfNyf2Pc/edit?usp=sharing Grade 3, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 4, Grade 7, Grade 8 Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Life sciences, World War II

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    Quarantine and Space Exploration This lesson explores quarantine and space germs have been handled in space exploration. and connect what they have learned to the COVID-19 Pandemic. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xK0f_0qdHaX-M9U18B_s0Hr2J0F0pK7AkdKpTFDUwz4/edit?usp=sharing Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade K, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 5, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12 Human spaceflight, Apollo program, Life sciences

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    Survival on the Moon This handout supports the Survival on the Moon activity and helps students determine what they need to survive on the Moon. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1kt82aXy4uuQN5jESjM45CJbvB8SsynmTbiHmfngGfeU/edit?usp=sharing Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Life sciences, Technology and Engineering, World War II

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    Astronaut Training; Moon Mission This family activity trains you on how to pick up samples of Moon rocks like the Apollo astronauts. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bl9VgoQjAzfVeosTdpDK_YFJ8SrSxyLFk-lfyQ7a4Ow/edit?usp=sharing Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2 Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Moon (Earth)

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    Emergency Preparedness Kit This Presentation supports the Emergency Preparedness Kit Lesson https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1O8Wk2fAjgr4NTYS4hfnreuUS57X01pwIdBif7x0dAMo/edit?usp=sharing Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 7, Grade 8 Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Life sciences, World War II

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    The Apollo Mision Traverses Compare each Apollo mission traverse on foot and with the Lunar Rovers. https://sites.google.com/si.edu/apollotraverses/apollo-traverses Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Apollo program, Human spaceflight

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