Apollo 13 Activity:  Write an essay to answer the following questions:

  • Why should humans be sent to the Moon—a dangerous and costly endeavor—rather than unmanned probes?
  • Could unmanned probes and rovers collect enough information to find out everything we want to know about the Moon?

You should state your opinions and use evidence from the movie and other online resources to support your point of view.  Your essay should be 4-5 paragraphs in length and contain a minimum of 3 supported reasons.