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Our new topic this term is

History Hunters.

This topic will look at history from the year 1900 onwards.


We are going to delve into The Space Race to start us off.


The Space Race - USA and USSR

For many years, the USA and USSR were in a race to conquer space. In 1957, Russia sent Sputnik, the first artificial satellite, into space. President Kennedy responded by promising to send an American to the Moon. Eventually the two nations decided to end the Cold War and work together and, in 1981, the space shuttle Columbia was launched.


Take a look at the video to find out more.


Then complete the activity showing that you know some facts about this historical event.