Конспект урока "Исследование космоса"


WORKSHEET
Name:
Platoon/Company:
Task 1. Match the words to their definitions
Retired
to jump from an airplane
Spacecraft
no longer active in a work or profession
Numerous
education with little or no face-to-face contact
between students and teachers
Weightless
woman
Graduate
having little or no weight
Take off
a craft capable of traveling in outer space
Representative
to depart from the ground
Female
to go or move around
Correspondence courses
to take a degree in a college or university; to receive a
diploma
Orbit
a person who represents others
Skydive
consisting of a great number of units or individual
objects; being many
Task 2. Read the text, answer the questions (don’t forget to write
your answers)
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a retired Soviet cosmonaut and engineer,
and the first woman in space.
She was born in a village of Maslennikovo in Yaroslavl region on 6
th
of March in
1937. Tereshkova's father was a tractor driver and her mother worked in a factory.
When she was 2 years old her father died in the World War II. Tereshkova began
school in 1945 at the age of eight, but in 1953 she left school and continued her
education by correspondence courses. At 17 she started working in a factory.
She became interested in parachuting from a young age. There was a flying club in
Yaroslavl and Valentina joined it and learned to sky-dive. She made her first jump
at the age of 22 on 21
st
May in 1959.
Questions:
1. When and where was Tereshkova born? ____________________________
2. What were her parents? ________________________________________
3. Where did she continue her education after leaving school?
__________________________________________________________
4. Where did she learn to skydive? __________________________________
5. When did she make her first jump? ________________________________
Task 3. Use the information from the texts and complete the form
Date and place of birth: ___________________________________________
Education: _____________________________________________________
Place and date of the first jump: _____________________________________
Description of a female cosmonaut:
__________________________________________________________________
Date of joining the space team: ______________________________________
Date of final preparations: _________________________________________
Her took-off in the spacecraft: ______________________________________
Time and activity in space:
__________________________________________________________________
Life after the flight:
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
WORKSHEET
Name:
Platoon/Company:
Task 1. Match the words to their definitions
Retired
to jump from an airplane
Spacecraft
no longer active in a work or profession
Numerous
education with little or no face-to-face contact
between students and teachers
Weightless
woman
Graduate
having little or no weight
Take off
a craft capable of traveling in outer space
Representative
to depart from the ground
Female
to go or move around
Correspondence courses
to take a degree in a college or university; to receive a
diploma
Orbit
a person who represents others
Skydive
consisting of a great number of units or individual
objects; being many
Task 2. Read the text, answer the questions (don’t forget to write
your answers)
After the flight of Yuri Gagarin in 1961, Sergey Korolyov, the chief Soviet rocket
engineer had an idea. He wanted a Russian to be the first woman cosmonaut. She
should be a parachutist under 30 years of age, under 170 cm tall, and under 70 kg
in weight. More than 50 young women did the tests but only a few were good
enough. Valentina Tereshkova fitted this description and on 16
th
February 1962
together with other four women she joined the team of female cosmonauts.
Valentina trained hard. Training included weightless flights, isolation tests,
centrifuge tests, rocket theory, spacecraft engineering, 120 parachute jumps and
pilot training.
Questions:
1. Who had an idea to send the first woman cosmonaut in space?
_____________________________________________________________
2. What descriptions should Tereshkova fit?
_____________________________________________________________
3. When did she join the team of female cosmonauts? ____________________
4. How many women were there in the team of female cosmonauts? ________
5. What did her training include?
_____________________________________________________________
Task 3. Use the information from the texts and complete the form
Date and place of birth: ___________________________________________
Education: _____________________________________________________
Place and date of the first jump: _____________________________________
Description of a female cosmonaut:
__________________________________________________________________
Date of joining the space team: ______________________________________
Date of final preparations: _________________________________________
Her took-off in the spacecraft: ______________________________________
Time and activity in space:
__________________________________________________________________
Life after the flight:
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
WORKSHEET
Name:
Platoon/Company:
Task 1. Match the words to their definitions
Retired
to jump from an airplane
Spacecraft
no longer active in a work or profession
Numerous
education with little or no face-to-face contact
between students and teachers
Weightless
woman
Graduate
having little or no weight
Take off
a craft capable of traveling in outer space
Representative
to depart from the ground
Female
to go or move around
Correspondence courses
to take a degree in a college or university; to receive a
diploma
Orbit
a person who represents others
Skydive
consisting of a great number of units or individual
objects; being many
Task 2. Read the text, answer the questions (don’t forget to write
your answers)
In November 1962 after examinations the space engineers chose her for the special
flight. She was going to be the first woman in space and Valentina was happy. She
began final preparations for her own flight. She was 26 at the time.
At last the day of the flight came. On 16
th
June in 1963 Tereshkova took off in the
spacecraft Vostok 6. Her call sign in this flight was Chaika. In English this means
“seagull”. Although Tereshkova felt physical discomfort for much of the flight, she
orbited the earth 48 times and spent almost three days in space. Tereshkova also
took photographs of the horizon.
Questions:
1. When did Tereshkova take exams? ______________________________
2. When was her flight? _________________________________________
3. What was her call sign? _______________________________________
4. How much time did she spend in space? __________________________
5. What did she do during her flight? _______________________________
Task 3. Use the information from the texts and complete the form
Date and place of birth: ___________________________________________
Education: _____________________________________________________
Place and date of the first jump: _____________________________________
Description of a female cosmonaut:
__________________________________________________________________
Date of joining the space team: ______________________________________
Date of final preparations: _________________________________________
Her took-off in the spacecraft: ______________________________________
Time and activity in space:
__________________________________________________________________
Life after the flight:
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________
WORKSHEET
Name:
Platoon/Company:
Task 1. Match the words to their definitions
Retired
to jump from an airplane
Spacecraft
no longer active in a work or profession
Numerous
education with little or no face-to-face contact
between students and teachers
Weightless
woman
Graduate
having little or no weight
Take off
a craft capable of traveling in outer space
Representative
to depart from the ground
Female
to go or move around
Correspondence courses
to take a degree in a college or university; to receive a
diploma
Orbit
a person who represents others
Skydive
consisting of a great number of units or individual
objects; being many
Task 2. Read the text, answer the questions (don’t forget to write
your answers)
After her flight, Tereshkova studied at the Zhukovsky Air Force Academy and
graduated it as a cosmonaut engineer. Until 1997 she worked in the Russian Air
Forces and also became a well known representative of the Soviet Union abroad.
She was the Soviet representative to different women’s organizations. Tereshkova
became a Hero of the Soviet Union and received the United Nations Gold Medal of
Peace. She got numerous medals and orders. In 2011, she was elected to the State
Duma where she continues to serve. On her seventieth birthday she told a
newspaper reporter that she would like to fly to Mars, even if it was a one way trip.
Questions:
1. Where did Tereshkova study after her flight? _________________________
2. What did she do until 1997?
_____________________________________________________________
3. What awards does she have?
_____________________________________________________________
4. What happened in 2011? _________________________________________
5. What is her dream? _____________________________________________
Task 3. Use the information from the texts and complete the form
Date and place of birth: ___________________________________________
Education: _____________________________________________________
Place and date of the first jump: _____________________________________
Description of a female cosmonaut:
__________________________________________________________________
Date of joining the space team: ______________________________________
Date of final preparations: _________________________________________
Her took-off in the spacecraft: ______________________________________
Time and activity in space:
__________________________________________________________________
Life after the flight:
__________________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________________________