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Reboot the Suit: Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit | STEM in 30

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Science Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old)

“That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Astronaut Neil Armstrong spoke these famous words as he became the first person to walk on the Moon 50 years ago this July. His spacesuit, really a small spacecraft, allowed him to take this historic walk. Join STEM in 30 to learn about the research and conservation efforts that went into ensuring that this suit will last for generations to come.

Reboot the Suit: Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

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Lesson Plan

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Spacesuits Weekly Lesson

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Spacesuit Weekly Lesson (Monday and Tuesday)

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Spacesuits Weekly Lesson (Wednesday and Thursday)

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Spacesuit Weekly Lesson (Friday)

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Spacesuit Weekly Lesson (pdf)

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Additional Videos

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Artifacts

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Neil Armstrong

National Portrait Gallery

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012)

Smithsonian Libraries

Going Through Neil Armstrong's Purse

National Air and Space Museum

External Links

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