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Astronauts - History & Science


Find out about 2 astronauts e.g. Neil Armstrong, Tim Peake, Yuri Gagarin or Helen Sharman, the first British person in space.

You can follow the link to Twinkl to look at the power-points for Neil Armstrong and Tim Peake.  You could also look on you-tube to watch footage of them at work.


1) Talk about what they did and how they are different or similar.  Then write a simple biography about one, on the sheet or in your book. (see below for a PDF)

2) You could make a time line of their life e.g. like this one for Tim Peake:


Biography of an Astronaut