1) How important is space exploration? Why?
2) How much of a country's budget should be
invested in it?
3) How do you feel about cancelling a country's
space exploration program?
Has the US cut NASA's budget too much?
Watch and find out:
1)Why are they reducing Mars funding??
2)Why is the US no longer leading the space race?
3)Why has Obama gone back on his promise about
How important is innovation in space travel for a country?
How innovative do you think the US is now?
Watch and compare your answers.
1)How did the space program transform American
2)What happens when you innovate?
3)What happens when you stop innovating?
4)What culture does the man want to resurrect?
Motions:Space programs should all be canned
Innovation drives a country
The US lacks innovation
1)Make groups of 5/6/7 and sit in circles with a
chair in the middle.
2)Choose 1 person to sit in the middle and lead the
debates.3)Ask the leader to choose a motion and a person
to start talking. Then they should lead the
discussion by choosing others to speak or respond
but also add their own questions or comments.
4)After 10 minutes create a large circle and do one
Find out what your country is doing about space exploration and leave a comment.