Take students on a tour of the universe and history with the Space Exploration Coloring Book. They’ll learn about the study and exploration of space, starting with Aristotle, Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Herschel. They’ll continue through Sputnik, Luna 2, Vostok I, Freedom 7, Friendship 7, Mariner 2, Mariner 4, Gemini 4, Apollo 11, Salyut I, Apollo 16, Skylab, Viking I, Pioneer II, Columbia, Mir, Giotto, Voyager 2, Atlantis, the Hubble Space Telescope, Galileo spacecraft, International Space Station, Cosmos I, Messenger, and Soyuz. They’ll learn about Yuri Gagarin, Alan B. Shephard, Jr., John Glenn, Edward White, Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, John Young, and Charles Duke. They’ll also learn about some of the many parts of an astronaut’s space suit and the part each one plays in keeping astronauts safe. The Space Exploration Coloring Book includes traceable copywork on every page. It’s a great way to work some handwriting practice into your day and bring the history of space exploration to life. 72 pages total. Two levels are available, Levels B and C. Ages 5-10.
A note about coloring book levels:
Level A: Coloring pages include single word or phrase copywork (traceable print)
Level B: Coloring pages include full sentence copywork (traceable print)
Level C: Coloring pages include full sentence copywork (traceable cursive)
Pictures may vary or repeat between levels. Not all books are available in all three levels; new levels will be added as available.
I am, by no means, a space exploration history buff – so this was the perfect resource to use when trying to understand the space race and the technology that had to be developed. We love the open-and-go curriculum that Bonnie Rose produces.
I’ve always loved space exploration! Thank you!