Space Exploration Lesson Plan 2: Race to the Moon

As part of the Expedition 8848 Education Programme, we present the second of 10 mini lesson plans on the theme of space exploration in collaboration with the People’s Moon Project.

This lesson is centred on the space race leading up to the first ever moon landing.

The Space Lesson Plan 2 – Race to the Moon can be downloaded here:

Click here to access all the lesson plans:

Click here to access more resources for this lesson and all the lesson plans on OneNote:!AvIvIB5FrRB2rmQQsl_tJ87xwOvk

Become a part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Submit your photos and video to the People’s Moon Project to join in the celebration.

For more information on the People’s Moon Project click here to visit their website:



Author: Mark Wood

An established polar explorer and adventurer who operates within the extremes of our planet. His next expedition to Mount Everest will involve students from around the globe - this journal was set up to link directly with the teachers, students and the scouts who are involved in the journey.

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