Exploration Summative: Valentina Tereshkova - Coggle Diagram
Exploration Summative: Valentina Tereshkova
What do I already know? (Achievements)
~ On 1963, Valentina was the first women to travel in space.
~ Among 4 chosen women cosmonauts, she was the only one who actually went into the space.
~ She orbited around the Earth 48 times in just three days (70.8 hours)
~ Compared to the first man in space only orbited once and other four americans who went into space before her orbited a total of 36 times. Valentina Tereshkova made great progress in the space.
What do I want to find out?
~ Who influenced her to be an astronaut?
~What is the positive impact and to who?
~ When did she start parachuting?
~ Why did Valentina want to be an astronaut?
~ Where did she train to be an astronaut?
~What is the negative impact and to who?
~How was her early life like?
What do I already know? (About her early life)
~ She was the second child in her family
~ At the age of 2, her father died in fighting in World War II.
~ She was born on March 6, 1937, in Russia.
~ Her brother and sister worked in textile mill to support the family.
~ She attended school at the age of 8-10.
~ She parachuted as a hobby.
In 1962, she was chosen to become cosmonaut in Soviet space program, mainly because of her parachuting experience.