Character 71: Making a Difference—Dean Purdy and the Space Museum
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Grades: 3 to 12

Meet Dean Purdy, retired engineer, who has used his retirement time not just for relaxation but also for a passionate commitment to community service.

Learn more about the Space Museum and the volunteers like Mr. Purdy who have made its expansion possible in another video on our website, Character 50.

Student Tools
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tools
Teacher Tool 317: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Insights Through a Journal Entry
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to write a journal entry that shares learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity–Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 319: Cross Curricular Activity–Sharing Learning Verbally
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video through verbal sharing and conversation. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 320: Vocabulary Interesting to Me
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, invites students to increase their vocabulary by selecting, and learning the definitions of, words in the video that are unknown and/or interesting to them. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 321: Vocabulary Activity
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, asks students to listen for certain vocabulary words you have selected and define them in two ways: 1) contextually based on what they think the definition might be based on what they learn in the video; and 2) through a dictionary to either confirm or refine their contextual definition. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tool 370: Character “IF” Activity
Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.
Teacher Tool 371: Character Charts and Cards
Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.
Teacher Tool 372: Character Philanthropy
Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.
Teacher Tool 373: Character Journal and Narrative Writing
Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.
Teacher Tool 374: Character One Person Can Make a Difference
Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the video on this website page as well as other Educate.Today Character Education videos listed in the document. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Character-51, Character-53, Character-55, Character-59, Character-64, Character-65, Character-71, Character-73, Character-74, Character-77.
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