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Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-128) Launch and Lesson Plan Ideas PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 11 September 2009 11:06

The space shuttle Discovery (STS-128) mission has provided many opportunities for the integration of NASA resources and educational technology into back-to-school lesson plans. Discovery’s flight delivered many materials to the International Space Station, including science racks for material science experiments, fluids experiments, and a freezer to store research samples. In addition, STS-128 carried a new sleeping compartment to expand occupancy to six astronauts. It also carried the COLBERT treadmill and environmental hardware to maintain six crew members. No matter what your grade level or content area, NASA educational resources provide a way to connect your students with every NASA space shuttle mission.

Discovery Floats Over the Earth

Here are some recommendations for tying Discovery’s flight into your back-to-school ideas.

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