50 Years Later, What Do Today’s Kids Think About The First Moon Landing?

The old equipment used during the moon landing can be baffling to youngsters raised on digital technology. But they have lots of ideas on how to make the trip better if they ever get to go themselves.

By Gail DelaughterMay 29, 2019 9:30 am, , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

It’s been fifty years since Mission Control in Houston guided astronauts on their first-ever trip to the moon. It was an awe-inspiring experience for kids in particular as they gathered around the TV to watch the grainy black-and-white broadcast of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon’s surface on July 20, 1969.

But what was considered the height of technology in the 1960s is now the stuff of history books. So that got us thinking: How do kids today learn about the moon landing and how do teachers make it relevant?

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