|Content Provider||Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center 2010-11 Honorable Mention|
Ballantine Hall 542A
1020 N. Kirkwood Road
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 856-1126
Fax: (812) 855-8667
|Program Type||Individual Program|
|Program Rating||based on 8 evaluation(s).|
|Target Audience||Education: Grade(s): 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Parent, Adult Learners, Public Library: Library Patrons|
|Maximum Number of Participants||30|
|Minimum Number of Participants||5|
|Primary Disciplines||Fine Arts, Foreign/World Languages, Gifted & Talented, Performing Arts, Social Studies/History, Technology/Information Science|
|Program Description||This program attempts to fill in the gaps in our understanding of the Space Race, as seen from the other side: namely, the Soviet Union. We look at both their successes and failures, as well as the modern reality of the Russian space program being located in the independent country of Kazakhstan.|
1. This program begins with introductions and research questions.
2. We then address those questions in a PowerPoint presentation.
3. We view short videos on the Space Race via YouTube
4. Participants have a guided question & answer session
The participant will:
- list at least five achievements of the Soviet Space age
- explore the differences between the United States and the Soviet Union
- develop an appreciation for freedom of information in the USA
- compare Kazakhstan's Cosmodrome with the Kennedy Space Center
|National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns||
ERA 9: THE 20TH CENTURY SINCE 1945: PROMISES AND PARADOXES
ERA 9: POSTWAR UNITED STATES (1945 TO EARLY 1970s)
|State/Regional Standards to which this program aligns||
USH.7.6 Explain and analyze changing relations between the United States and the Soviet Union from 1960 to 1980 as demonstrated by the Cuban Missile Crisis, the crisis in Berlin, the U-2 incident, the space race and the SALT agreements.
|Program Length||30 - 45 minutes|
This program is available by request ONLY
Multipoint Cost: $0.00
By Request Cost: $0.00
|Program Fee Notes||All Programs FREE of charge. We are a government funded center mandated to provide content to educators and the general public.|
|Cancellation Policy||Our programs are free, but programs cancelled with less than a week's notice will be recorded, and may effect the availability of future content for that requestor.|
|Is recording allowed?||No|
|Recording Notes||Recording is permitted with prior approval from content provider.|
|Program Delivery Mode(s)||
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
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