Blast into Reading!

Aug 22, 2019

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Laura McShane

To commemorate NASA's 50th anniversary of the lunar landing and in celebration of National Literacy Month, McDonalds' has partnered with Reading Is Fundamental, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and Peanuts Worldwide to share the excitement of learning with a new generation of explorers!

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Titles with supplemental material at Reading is Fundamental include:

  • Snoopy Blasts Off! Snoopy prepares for his blast-off into space, with a special surprise pop-up in the middle of the book.
  • Snoopy’s Constellation QuestQuest Go along with Snoopy as he explores the galaxy, and search for hidden images on the Moon.
  • Snoopy The Mars Rover Ride along with Snoopy as he travels around Mars and learn fun facts through a magical reveal wand.
  • Snoopy to the Moon Explore the Moon’s surface with Snoopy and build your own moon display.

    Did you know that you could be the next person to land on the moon? NASA is working to land the first woman and next man on the Moon by 2024!! The next steps of human exploration into deep space will help humans prepare for future missions to Mars.

    Through the Artemis mission, the agency will launch the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in a series of increasingly complex missions to create a sustained presence at the Moon, along with the Gateway in lunar orbit.

Artemis, named after the twin sister of Apollo who is also the Goddess of the Moon and the hunt, encompasses all of our efforts to return humans to the Moon – which will prepare us and propel us on to Mars.

  • The agencyâs Silver Snoopy award

Wonderopolis has lesson plans to supplement your space exploration, too!

For more information: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-and-peanuts-celebrate-apollo-10-s-50th-anniversary

A special thanks to the Northeast Ohio McDonalds -2500 Denison location for bringing this program to our school community in Cleveland, Ohio. The Snoopy 50th anniversary series will be available with the purchase of Happy Meal - throughout the month of September.

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