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10 pages (PDF, PowerPoint)|Suitable for Grades: 2 - 6

A 10-slide PowerPoint about the New Horizons Mission to Pluto and beyond.

What a fantastic way to encourage children to have discussions about real world events! Use this PowerPoint to have a classroom discussion about the New Horizons Mission and Pluto.

This PowerPoint includes:

  • Timeline of events leading up to the New Horizons journey past Pluto.
  • Amazing facts about the mission.
  • Images of Pluto plus a link to more amazing images.
  • Extra classroom activities.

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Image credits:

  • Slide 2 – JHUAPL / SwRI
  • Slide 3 – Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute
  • Slide 4 – Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute (JHUAPL/SwRI)
  • Slide 5 – NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI
  • Slide 8 – http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/recent-measurements-of-pluto-and-charon-obtained-by-new-horizons
  • Slide 9 – NASA-JHUAPL-SwRI
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