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Introduction Lesson 2
What is astronomy? Lesson 3
How big is the universe? Lesson 4
The origin of the universe Lesson 5
Watching the sky Lesson 6
Why did God create the heavenly bodies? Lesson 7
Space exploration Lesson 8
A Tour of the Solar System Lesson 9
A Tour of the Solar System—The Sun and the Moon Lesson 10
Stars and galaxies Lesson 11
Cosmic Catastrophes Lesson 12
Catastrophes in the Solar System Lesson 13
Are there other planets in the Solar System?
The Astronomy Book by Dr Jonathan Henry Lesson 7
The Astronomy Book Text:
Psalm 19 Vocabulary Words
Trace the development of rockets throughout history. (You'll probably need to check sources other than
The Astronomy Book for a more complete overview.) What problems needed to be overcome in building the first practical rockets?
What do the initials N.A.S.A. stand for?
Who was Wernher von Braun? Write a short research paper on his life and the contributions he made to rocket science. (See also, for example,
Creation Safaris’ for more information.) The World’s Greatest Creation Scientists from Y1K to Y2K What happened on 16 July 1969? 20 July 1969?
When was the last time someone took a trip to the moon?
What was the 'Cold War'? What impact did it have on space programs?
What is Mir?
What is the difference between a manned mission and an unmanned mission? What functions do both serve?
Draw a timeline illustrating the history of space exploration.
NOTE: The NASA web site has more information about space exploration; however, the contents of that site often include evolutionary-based ideas. Additional articles:
Astronaut on creation
Jupiter origin mystery
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