Using NewsHour Extra Worksheets
Overview: NewsHour Extra worksheets can help students follow along and identify key points in NewsHour science broadcast pieces.
Warm Up: Introduce the topic of the broadcast piece and find out how much your students know.
Main Activity: Hand out the worksheet and have students answer the questions as they watch the NewsHour segment.
Need a DVD of the science segment?: Write to email@example.com.
NASA Develops Plans
for Moon-Mars Mission, 5/31/07
1. What is President Bush's space vision?
2. What previous spacecraft would the new crew vehicle, Orion, resemble?
3. Why do the astronauts need new space suits?
4. Why are some skeptics, such as from the Planetary Society and California Institute of Technology, worried?
5. What is NASA's response?
For more NewsHour Science Reports, go to www.pbs.org/newshour/science.
For more science lesson plans and worksheets, go to www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/science.