Writing 7: Reconstructing the “Hatch Incident” of Gus Grissom’s Mercury Flight

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Biographer George Leopold describes the process of research and writing he used to “set the story straight” on the “hatch door blowing incident” that was part of Gus Grissom’s splash down and recovery after his Mercury flight.

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.

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Teacher Tools

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.

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