Lesson details

7, 8


Social Studies


Cold War (7)

Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries

Predictable patterns


Cold War America

Competition Between the US and Soviet Union

Ideologies of US and Soviet Union

Recommended Technology: 

Computer/Tablets with internet access
PowerPoint - game is formatted in this program

To the Moon and Back - Charles Duke

1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

In this activity students will learn about the moon and the Apollo 16 mission by playing a game that helps Charles Duke in his flight to the moon.  The activity uses information from the Hall of Fame video on Charles Duke, and the 8th SC earth science text book, as well as public domain photos that illustrate different aspects of the Apollo 16 mission. 

There are three types of game cards:  

  1. fact cards
  2. picture cards, and
  3. video cards

Horizontal Tabs

Lesson created by:
Lisa Ray
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