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  1. 1. AN INDIAN AMERICAN WOMAN IN SPACE — KALPANA CHAWLA U.S. Space shuttle COLUMBIA , carrying India –born American astronaut Kalpana Chawla and six others , broke apart in flames on Sat. 1 Feb 2003 ,killing all seven on board. Kalpana Chawla said that never dreamed, as a child in Karnal, that she would cross the frontiers of space . After a Bachelor of Science degree aeronautical engineering , she went for a master”s degree to the United states of America . She was the first Indian- American woman astronaut , who participated in a successeul mission in space . SUMMARY
  2. 2. <ul><li>Kalpana Chawla was born in Karnal, Ha ryana, but she was a U.S. citizen married to flight instructor Jean Pierre Harrison, in 1994. She was selected by NASA for training as an astronaut. Kalpana”s first space mission in the space shuttle, Columbia, was 15 days,16 hours and 34 minutes long. </li></ul><ul><li>During this time she went 250 times, traveling 10.45 millions km . </li></ul>
  3. 3. On the Saturday night when the news about the Columbia disaster broke, there was shock and disbelief
  4. 4. For millions of young Indians, the story of Kalpana Chawla, a girl from a small town who touched the skies, had become an inspiration.
  5. 5. <ul><li>Finding words for given meanings in the box :- </li></ul><ul><li>(A) never happened or existed in the past </li></ul><ul><li>(B) the height above the sea –level </li></ul><ul><li>(C) an air craft that travels between two places </li></ul><ul><li>(D) to send something out </li></ul><ul><li>(E) natural calamity </li></ul>VOCABULARY Contd…
  6. 6. <ul><li>(F) containing a lot of information </li></ul><ul><li>(G) to satisfy </li></ul>Shuttle, launch, unprecedented, altitude Disaster, fulfil, encyclopaedic knowledge
  7. 7. <ul><li>Matching words of the same meaning :- </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Unprecendented something that causes </li></ul><ul><li>space tragedy feelings of respect and </li></ul><ul><li>wonder </li></ul><ul><li>(b) Certified flight having knowledge of a </li></ul><ul><li>instructor wide variety of subjects </li></ul><ul><li>(c) Space mission nowadays in these times </li></ul><ul><li>(d) Super specialisation a set of jobs to be done </li></ul><ul><li>in space by a group </li></ul>
  8. 8. A B ( e) Encyclopaedic knowledge a person with the corr ect qualification to teach people to fly planes (f) Awe-inspiring a sad accident of a kind that has never happened before in space (g) In this age great expertise in a limited field or particular subject
  9. 9. <ul><li>3. Forming opposites by adding “un” for e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>True or untrue </li></ul><ul><li>identified-------------- (ii)successful ------------------------ </li></ul><ul><li>(iii)important-------------(iv)educated------------------------ </li></ul><ul><li>(v) answerable-------------- (vi) insteresting-------------- </li></ul><ul><li>(vii) qualified----------------- </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>4. Matching opposites:- </li></ul><ul><li>A B </li></ul><ul><li>Over Unfortunately </li></ul><ul><li>Lost bachelor </li></ul><ul><li>Married Below </li></ul><ul><li>Fortunately Found </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>5. Given below are some words that are spelt differently in British and American English.Fill in the blanks accordingly:- </li></ul><ul><li>British American </li></ul><ul><li>Colour _____________ </li></ul><ul><li>_________ Labor </li></ul><ul><li>__________ Traveler </li></ul><ul><li>Counsellor _________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Centre ___________________ </li></ul><ul><li>___________ Theater </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ Organize </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>6. Suffixes </li></ul><ul><li>Sleepless -- Sleep+less </li></ul><ul><li>Successful -- Success+ful </li></ul><ul><li>Household -- House+hold </li></ul><ul><li>7. Pick out the Nouns from the following :- </li></ul><ul><li>(i) Columbia. (II) India (iii) America (iv) Chandigarh </li></ul><ul><li>(V) NASA (vi) Karnal (vii) Haryana (viii) Ukrain </li></ul><ul><li>(ix) Cape Canaveral, Florida (x) Kalpna Chawla </li></ul><ul><li>(xi) Jean Pierre Harrison (xii) Kennedy Space Center </li></ul>
  13. 13. Kalpana Chawla___________________________________________Tagore school Q. 1 What was Kalpana Chawla ? Q.2 Did her parents allow her to attend engineering college ? Q3 What did Kalpana Chawla never dream of? Q.4 From where did she complete her graduation? Q.5 Find a word in the passage which means “permitted”?
  14. 14. Kalpana_____________________________an astronaut Q.1 Where was Kalpana born ? Q.2 To whom was she married ? Q.3 Was she also a flight instructor ? Q.4 when was Kalpana selected by NASA for training as an astronaut ? Q.5 Find a word in the passage which means “teacher ”.
  15. 15. Kalpana”s first space mission_______________________56 millon Dollars Q.1 Name the shuttle in which Kalpana was in the space? Q.2 For how many days did she stay in the space? Q.3 How many times did she go around the earth? Q.4 who were other astronauts in the crew? Q.5 what did the crew perform in the space? Q.6 Find the opposite of “weaker” in passage .
  16. 16. Short Answer Type Questions:- (in about 30-40 words) 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 astronautal 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?
  17. 17. Long Answer Type Questions: (In about 60-80 words ) Q.1. How did Kalpana become an astronaut? Q.2. Describe Kalpana”s first space mission. Q.3. What is her message to the students of Chandigarh?
  18. 18. Activity:- Q1:- Who is she? Q.2 Write a paragraph about Sunita Williams.
  19. 19. Group 5 <ul><li>Mr. Ashok Pandey (JNV Gonda) </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. C. K. Gupta (JNV Bijnor) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Mr. Jagdish Singh (JNV Fatehpur) </li></ul><ul><li>4. Mrs. Manju (JNV Almora) </li></ul><ul><li>5. Mrs. Renu Bala (JNV Champawat) </li></ul><ul><li>( Session July 2007) </li></ul>