Celebrate the anniversary of the 1969 moon landing by exploring how NASA utilised the Parkes telescope in Australia to help broadcast those famous images.
We created this fun hands-on resource to help launch your students’ interest in Australia’s role in the moon landing and the transmission of those famous first steps around the world.
In this resource you’ll find:
- Comprehension text explaining why Australia, and most notably Parkes, was chosen.
- A summary exercise so students can demonstrate their own understanding.
- Foldable lunar discs with comprehension questions.
This is the perfect single lesson activity to link in with your Australian History (HASS) lessons and important events in Australia’s history.