Video Length: 5:02
Updated on: 01/19/2022
Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.
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In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch an educational video about SpaceX, Mars, and the plans to start colonizing the planet. It includes discussion questions and conversation activities about Mars and astronauts. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage and word formation. The grammar activity features the usage of and an exercise on the future continuous. There are additional speaking / writing tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section.
With SpaceX aiming to send the first humans to Mars in 2024, they will need to set up the essentials like water and power before they get there. This video looks at what the first Martian base might look like and how the astronauts will get their food on Mars.
Mars, Space Exploration, Space Science, Astronauts