Neil Armstrong timeline card.

Key Stage 1
Neil Armstrong

Create a timeline depicting Armstrong’s journey to the moon, Design and build a rocket, discover moon craters and paint a view of Earth. Hands-On Education understand all children are individual and learn in different ways. We firmly believe learning should be engaging and fun. We have enjoyed putting these hands-on activities together and finding a range of ideas for our children to access learning.

Within this topic you will find:

  • 5 activity plans, all of which clearly explain how to prepare and carry out each activity.
  • 6 activity sheets and cards to support your child in recording their investigations.
  • 1 video, providing examples of Neil Armstrong's space journey to inspire your child’s own creativity.

This topic meets aspects within the National Curriculum in England in the following subjects: Art, Design & Technology and Science.

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    Relation to Curriculum in England: = Art = Design & Technology = History = Science
    Download Links: = Activity Plan = Activity Sheet(s) = Play Video = Download Video
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Activity One - Neil Armstrong Timeline

Activity 1
Neil Armstrong Timeline

  • Hi1/1.1 changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
Activity Two - Design And Build A Rocket

Activity 2
Design And Build A Rocket

  • Ar1/1.1 to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • Dt1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • Dt1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • Dt1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
Activity Three - Moon Crater Exploration

Activity 3
Moon Crater Exploration

  • Sc1/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
Activity Four - View Of Earth

Activity 4
View Of Earth

  • Globe / atlas
  • Black card
  • White paper
  • Scissors
  • Blue, green and yellow paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cotton wool
  • Glue
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
Activity Five - Pack Your Bag 1969

Activity 5
Pack Your Bag 1969

  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods

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    Relation to Curriculum in England: = Art = Design & Technology = History = Science
    Download Links: = Activity Plan = Activity Sheet(s) = Play Video = Download Video
Activity One - Neil Armstrong Timeline

Activity 1
Neil Armstrong Timeline

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.1 changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
Downloads:
Activity Two - Design And Build A Rocket

Activity 2
Design And Build A Rocket

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.1 to use a range of materials creatively to design and make products
  • Dt1/1.1a design purposeful, functional, appealing products for themselves and other users based on design criteria
  • Dt1/1.1b generate, develop, model and communicate their ideas through talking, drawing, templates, mock-ups and, where appropriate, information and communication technology
  • Dt1/1.2a select from and use a range of tools and equipment to perform practical tasks
  • Dt1/1.2b select from and use a wide range of materials and components, including construction materials, textiles and ingredients, according to their characteristics
  • Dt1/1.3b evaluate their ideas and products against design criteria
Downloads:
Activity Three - Moon Crater Exploration

Activity 3
Moon Crater Exploration

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Sc1/1.1 asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways
  • Sc1/1.3 performing simple tests
Downloads:
Activity Four - View Of Earth

Activity 4
View Of Earth

Practical Resources:
  • Globe / atlas
  • Black card
  • White paper
  • Scissors
  • Blue, green and yellow paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Cotton wool
  • Glue
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Ar1/1.2 to use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements
Downloads:
Activity Five - Pack Your Bag 1969

Activity 5
Pack Your Bag 1969

Practical Resources:
Relation to Curriculum in England:
  • Hi1/1.3 the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods
Downloads:

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