One Thing Leads to Another
It was a late January day, in the Countryside Village Library Commons, the grade six class of Ms. Harper were about to dive into their exploration of space. This first step was the immersion, give them time to see what space was all about. Of course, on this day myself and Mrs. Simons our teacher-librarian/inquiry support joined the class, talking about what they were reading, asking questions and making some general observations about the things the students were saying. Inevitably this got us talking about space, and space exploration which included conversations about Lego Man in Space, Virgin Galactic and the Mars One project.
What happened next could not be predicted and I cannot recall exactly but I vaguely remember Susan saying “Let’s send George to Space!” My response, “that would be awesome” who were the students here the teachers or the kids. Standing there in awe was…
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