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Kalpana Chawla Demo Lesson

  2. 2. An Indian- American Woman in Space: Kalpana Chawla Presentation Class-VI prepared by Mr. Rakesh Kumar TGT (ENG) 2
  4. 4. Have you ever seen the clear night sky full of innumerable stars and planets ? 4RK KVPSG
  5. 5. Where are all these situated? Countless stars and all planets in the solar system are situated in SPACE 5RK KVPSG
  6. 6. • Space is the region beyond Earth’s atmosphere. 6RK KVPSG
  7. 7. Have you ever thought about visiting SPACE? Who can visit SPACE and how? An astronaut visits SPACE wearing a spacesuit and by a spacecraft 7RK KVPSG
  9. 9. Come lets visit SPACE . 9RK KVPSG
  10. 10. This is the launching ground. Our spacecraft will start from here 10RK KVPSG
  11. 11.  We are high up in the sky now. 11RK KVPSG
  12. 12. Look that beautiful greenish planet is our Earth 12RK KVPSG
  13. 13. Let’s go back to Earth-our home. We are now on our way back home. Let’s know about one of the greatest astronauts, Kalpana Chawlas 13RK KVPSG
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  15. 15. • kalpana chawla was part of the crew on board the Space Shuttle Columbia.She became the first woman in India to get into space.It was the second mission of Columbia.But it ended in a tragedy.The shuttle was going to land on February 01,2003 when it caught and went up in flames.All the seven astronauts on board were killed.The shuttle had stayed there in orbit for sixteen days. India is still lagging far behind in space technology.India has lately put several crafts in space to improve the communication system,and all are doing very well.Indian women are marching ahead and replacing there men counterparts in fields which were reserved only for them. INTRODUCTION 15RK KVPSG
  16. 16. . Unprecedented- If something is unprecedented, it has never happened before. • Naturalised- A naturalised citizen of a particular country is someone who legally become a citizen of that country, although they were not born • Orbit- An orbit is a curved path in space that is followed by an object going round and round a planet, moon or a star • Astrophysics- Astrophysics is the study of the physical and chemical structure of the stars, planets and other natural objects in space. • Astronaut- An astronaut is a person who is trained for travelling in a space craft. RK KVPSG 16
  17. 17. • Crew-A group of spaceship operators • Frontiers-borders. • Altitude-height • Participate-to take part. • Instructors- one who gives instructions • Licensed- permitted by law • Observe- watch, notice • Disaster- great tragedy • Glued- stuck • Heroine- brave woman • Enormous- huge, very big • Encouraged – boosted RK KVPSG 17
  18. 18. KALPANA CHAWLA BIRTH Chawla was born in Karnal , Haryana , India . Her interest in flight was inspired by J. R. D. Tata , India's first pilot.18RK KVPSG
  19. 19. EDUCATION  Chawla studied aeronautical engineering at the Punjab Engineering College in 1982 where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree. Thereafter she moved to the United States to obtain a Master of Science degree inaerospace engineering from University of Texas ( 1984 ). 19RK KVPSG
  20. 20. EDUCATION Dr. Chawla earned a doctorate in aerospace engineering from University of Colorado in 1988 . That same year she began working for NASA 's Ames Research Center . Kalpana Chawla became a naturalized USA citizen, and married Jean-Pierre Harrison, a freelance flying instructor. Chawla held a certified flight instructor's license with airplane and glider ratings, and has commercial pilot's licenses for single and multiengine land and seaplanes 20RK KVPSG
  21. 21. KALPANA’S NASA CAREER Dr. Chawla entered NASA's astronaut program in 1994 and was selected for flight in 1996 . Chawla's first mission to space began on November 19 , 1997 as part of the 6 astronaut crew that flew the Space Shuttle Columbia Flight STS-87 . Chawla was the first Indian-born woman in space, as well as the first Indian- American in space. (She was the second person from India to fly into space, after cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma who went into space in 1984 in a Soviet spacecraft.) 21RK KVPSG
  22. 22. Personal Characteristics Chawla was a strict vegetarian . On her mission, she carried a white silk banner as part of a worldwide campaign to honor teachers, as well as nearly two dozen CDs, including ones by Abida Praveen , Yehudi Menuhin , Ravi Shankar , and Deep Purple . She went to her first rock concert, a Deep Purple show, in 2001 with her husband. "Kalpana is not necessarily a rock music aficionado," her husband said of a Deep Purple show they went to in 2001. "But (she) nevertheless characterized the show as a 'spiritual experience.'" The administrator for the Hindu temple in Houston where Chawla attended when her schedule permitted said "She was a nice lady ... and very pious."RK KVPSG 22
  23. 23. MEMORIAL Shortly after her last mission, India renamed its first weather satellite 'Kalpana-1' in her honor. She died a hero and a role-model for many young women, particularly those in her hometown of Karnal where she periodically returned to encourage young girls to follow in her footsteps. Her brother, Sanjay Chawla , remarked "To me, my sister is not dead. She is immortal. Isn't that what a star is? She is a permanent star in the sky. She will always be up there where she belongs 23RK KVPSG
  24. 24. Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal. She was graduated from Tagore School. She got the Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Then she went to the United States for a master’s degree. She also got Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering. She was married to a flight instructor Jean Pierre Harrison. She became a naturalised US Citizen. She was licensed to fly land aeroplanes, sea planes and gliders. She was also certified flight instructor. RK KVPSG 24
  25. 25. Kalpana Chawla was selected by NASA for training as an astronaut. Her first space mission in the space shuttle Columbia was about 16 days long. She went around the earth 252 times. The crew performed 80 experiments and some tests. Unfortunately, Columbia broke apart in flames while returning to its landing trip. It was flying at an altitude fo 200000 feet during its 28th space flight. It killed all the seven crew on board. The whole country mourned Kalpana’s death. For millions of young Indians, the story of Kalpana Chawla, a girl from a small town who touched the skies, had become an inspiration. Truly, that is what Kalpana Chawla was a shooting starRK KVPSG 25
  26. 26. KALPANA CHAWLA: Some Facts (i) Born at Karnal, Haryana (ii) A graduate in Aeronautical Engineering from Tagore School (iii) Went to USA for Master’s Degree & earned her Ph.D in Aerospace engineering. (iv) Married to Jean Pierre Harrison, Flight Instructor & became naturalised US citizen (v) First Indian- American Astronaut (vi) killed in Columbia Shuttle crash on Feb.1, 2003 (vii) NASA- National Aeronautics And Space Administration RK KVPSG 26
  27. 27. • Kalpana Chawla said that she never dreamed, as a child in Karnal, that she would cross the frontiers of space. It was enough that her parents allowed her to attend engineering college after she graduated from Tagore School. After a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering, she went for a master’s degree to the United States of America. RK KVPSG 27
  28. 28. 1. Where did Kalpana Chawla live during her childhood? 2. What did she not dream then? 3. What did her parents allow her to do? 4. Where did she do her graduation from? 5. Karnal is a city of which state? 6. What do you understand by Aeronautical Engineering? 7. Find the similar meaning of the following words from the passage given. i. boundaries ii. sufficientRK KVPSG 28
  29. 29. • For millions of young Indians, the story of Kalpana Chawla, a girl from a small town who touched the skies, had become an inspiration. In a message that she sent from aboard the space shuttle Columbia, to the students of her college in Chandigarh, Kalpana said: “The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get onto it…wishing you a great journey.” RK KVPSG 29
  30. 30. 1. Who is girl from small town here? 2. Where did she send the message from? 3. How can one find the path of success? 4. Find the opposite of the following words from the passage given. i. big ii. Failure 5. Use “May you…..!” and “I wish you/ Wishing you” to wish your partner good luck and success in i. a sports event ii. A test or examinationRK KVPSG 30
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  32. 32. • Find words from the answers given below :- • (A) never happened or existed in the past-- • (B) the height above the sea –level -- • (C) an air craft that travels between two places -- • (D) to send something out-- • (E) natural calamity-- • (F) containing a lot of information-- • (G) to satisfy -- Answers 1. Shuttle 2. Launch 3. Altitude 4. Unprecedented 5. Disaster 6. Encyclopaedic knowledgeRK KVPSG 32
  33. 33. Matching opposites:- A B (i)Slower Unfortunately (ii) Lost bachelor (iii)Married Faster (iv)Fortunately Found (v) Encouraged Untrained (vi) Trained Despair (vii)Belief Discouraged (viii)Hope Disbelief RK KVPSG 33
  34. 34. Let’s play ‘A GAME OF LUCK AND INTELLIGENCE’ • It’s a chits’ game. The chits are prepared ten in number. Each chit has one question and a symbol G or B. G for girls and B for boys. There are two teams. Team (Boys) and Team (Girls). Leaders are chosen from each team to call the name of the opposite members to pick the chits.RK KVPSG 34
  35. 35. POINTS’ CONDITIONS • A chit has 15 points. 10 points for intelligence and 5 points for luck. • 1. If a boy/girl picks a chit having B/G symbol, his/her right answer rewards him/her 15 points, wrong answer 5 points as he/she is lucky enough to pick a chit having B/G symbol. • 2. If a boy/Girl picks a chit having G/B symbol, hisher right answer can reward him/her only 10 points as he/she is not lucky enough to pick chit having B/G symbol, his/her wrong answer begs him/her 0 points RK KVPSG 35
  37. 37. List of words for Pronunciation Drill: 1- dream--- cream, scream, stream. 2- learned--- earned, turned. 3- blast--- last, past, fast. 4- cheered---feared, cleared. 5-flight---plight, height, might 6-space---race, face, grace. 7-married, carried. 8-hired---tiered, fired. 9-train---rain, reign, main. 10-glue---blue, clue, flu.RK KVPSG 37
  38. 38. • See the picture carefully and write five sentences on it: RK KVPSG 38
  39. 39. Complete the facts about the Columbia’s tragedy based on the report given in the lesson: 1- Date & Place of lift off : ----------------------------------------------------- 2- Number of astronauts on board: ------------------------------------------- 3- Number of days it stayed in space: ---------------------------------------- 4- number of experiments done by the scientists: -------------------------- 5- Date of return journey:------------------------------------------------------- 6- Height at which it lost contact:---------------------------------------------- ACTIVITY-2 RK KVPSG 39
  40. 40. • ACTIVITY-3 Forming opposites by adding “un” for e.g. True - untrue (i)identified-------------- (ii)successful --------------- --------- (iii)important-------------(iv)educated----------------- ------- (v) answerable------------(vi) insteresting----------- -- (vii) qualified-----------------RK KVPSG 40
  41. 41. ACTIVITY-4 • . Given below are some words that are spelt differently in British and American English. Fill in the blanks accordingly:- For example: colour--- color • British American (i) Realise _____________ (ii) _________ Labor (iii) __________ Traveler (iv) Counsellor _________________ (v) Centre ___________________ (vi) ___________ Theater (vii) _____________ OrganizeRK KVPSG 41
  42. 42. • In her message to students of her college, Kalpana Chawla said, “May you have vision to find the path from dreams to success…. Wishing you a great journey .” • Use “May you….” and “I wish you / Wishing you” to wish your partner good luck and success in • i. a sports events • ii. international English Olympiad • iii. summative assessment -IIRK KVPSG 42
  43. 43. Answer the following questions Q.1. Who was Kalpana Chawla? Q.2. Where was she born? Q.3. Why was she called a naturalised U.S. citizen? Q.4. When was she selected by NASA for astronautic training? Q.5. How long was the shuttle, Columbia in space? Q.6. What did the astronauts perform after reaching in space? Q.7. Is Kalpana dead or alive today? Q.8. What did the journalist write about kalpana? Q.9. What was a moment of joy and grief for all Indians? Q.10. What was Kalpana Chawla’s dream?RK KVPSG 43
  44. 44. VALUE BASED STORY • E:in serviceteam-work.pps RK KVPSG 44
  45. 45. Thank you for watching ! RK KVPSG 45