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Interactive video lesson plan for: 300 Feet to the Moon

Activity overview:

After making the 240,000-mile journey to the moon cruising through open space, the last 300 feet down to landing represented the most difficult and dangerous part of the Apollo missions. The Apollo astronauts needed a way to practice that final descent and landing before Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin made the first historic moon landing in their lunar lander named Eagle on July 20, 1969.

Tagged under: NASA,Apollo 11,Lunar Lander,Moon

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2. You play the video

3. The students comment

4. You review and reflect

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