Space: History | Space Race Timeline

Year 5

Year 6


SKU: T45IL401306

Find out about the competition between the Soviet Union and the USA in this Space Race Timeline KS2 History lesson as your Year 5 or Year 6 class go through key events in the history of space exploration as these two countries battled for bigger and better achievements.

The included slideshow presentation for the whole-class input looks at some of the key dates and events in the space race timeline, from sending dogs to space to space walking to landing on the moon.

After this brief introduction, your class can then order events in the space race chronologically, or carry out their own independent research to find out more about this exciting time in the history of space travel.
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