I was saddened to hear about the recent death of Neil Armstrong. I have a vivid memory of watching him walk on the moon on our black-and-white TV. I was ten, and we were living in a duplex in New York City.
Teachers might want to do a lesson on his life this week….
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Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Learning About Neil Armstrong:
Neil Armstrong, First Man on Moon, Dies at 82 is from The New York Times.
An interactive timeline looking at the life of Neil Armstrong is from The Associated Press.
Here is a recent four-part video interview with him.
Broadcasting from the Moon is from The Smithsonian.
MSNBC has both a slideshow and video report.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong is a CBS News slideshow.
Neil Armstrong is from The Economist.
NEIL ARMSTRONG comes from The BBC.
For Neil Armstrong, the First Moon Walker, It Was All about Landing the Eagle is from Scientific American.
Here’s the transcript for the first video listed here….
Rest in Peace, Rocket Man is from The Atlantic, and shares the eulogy President Nixon was going to give if the Apollo 11 astronauts died in the moon landing.
Debunking myths about Neil Armstrong is from NBC.
Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on moon, dead at 82 is a USA Today slideshow.
Remembering Neil Armstrong is a NY Times slideshow.
Man on the Moon is a Wall Street Journal slideshow.
Neil Armstrong Talks About The First Moon Walk is from NPR.
First Man on Moon Dies Aged 82 is a lesson for ELL’s from Breaking News English.
Feel free to share additional suggestions.