Initial Explorations

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Initial exploration had the students in the class identifying;

1.  Things they already knew or thought they already knew,

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2.  Things they might need to learn about,

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3.  Steps they might need to take in order to achieve the end goal “Launching of George to Space”,

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4.  Materials that they thought would be needed to launch and,

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5.  Resources or People that might be able to help with the above.

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Much of what you see here came from a reading of “Lego Man in Space” early in the year when there were just 4 students in the class, prior independent reading of space and space exploration, hands-on investigation of some materials we had and of course, some generalized reading from our #1 source of information, the WWW.

The thinking here would guide us as we would proceed with the project.

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