Sample Video 51: Space 11: History in the First Person: Building the Mercury Capsule

View this archived program to take your study of science, engineering and history to the pioneers of America’s space race. Learn from engineers who designed and built the Mercury capsule and the space systems that made it work.

Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 329: Understanding Primary and Secondary Sources

Educate.Today is full of primary sources to use with your students. This teacher tool focuses on understanding the difference between primary sources and secondary sources and provides an example of an activity to do with students to build their effective use of primary sources in a research project.

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