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Lesson: Animals in Space (Elementary School)

Posted on March 3, 2021 at 12:01 PM by Virginia Smith


In this lesson, students will learn about animals that have traveled to space in research missions. They will discover why these animals, including dogs and monkeys, took these important journeys. "Animals in Space" is Academic Lesson #6 in Civil Air Patrol's Aerospace Connections in Education (ACE) Guide for Grade 3. Or find that lesson here.

Additional Resources

NASA's SPACElife Sciences

A Brief History of Animals in Space (NASA)


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