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"I didn't mind studying. Obviously math and the physical science subjects interested me more than some of the artistic subjects, but I think I was a pretty good student."

Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr.

"Musicians can remind us to have fun with the smallest and longest complexities of details." Anonymous Space Medicine, Boston, 1980's

Geo-Training Lava Site - Hawaii

​​Leo Lindsey- Meleuhane- Stars and Sails

America's first Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. of Derry, N.H.

Ancient Explorers used rocky shores to find their way while learning more about their environment. Enjoy listening to Hawaiian Musician Leo Lindsey's original song "Stars and Sails", while browsing this amazing curriculum!. A composition Leo wrote as a gift to Polynesian Sailing Explorers who used rocky shores for navigation while they advanced to using the stars during long voyages at sea.

Thank you Christa for your historic perspectives and contributions to better society and the world.

"Character is like a tree, and reputation, like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it. The tree is the real thing." Abraham Lincoln

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that" Martin Luther King Jr."

"Of course in our grade school in those days, there were no organized sports at all. We just went out and ran around the school yard for recess" 

 Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr.

Rocky Shore Marine Science Curriculum- Seacoast Science Center : 

Welcome to "Mr. Smith's Stuff " - A Rocky Shore Curriculum!

 " I would like to humanize the space age, by giving  a perspective from a non- astronaut because I think the students will look at that and say, "this is an ordinary person, this ordinary person is contributing to history" and if they can make that connection, then they are going to get excited about history , they are going to get excited about the future, and they are going to get excited about space."                                                                       Astronaut and much loved N.H. Teacher, Christa McAuliffe.

On Goals and Dreams

NASA has sent Apollo and Future Mars Astronauts to learn on Hawaii's rocky shores and lava sites to prepare for missions to the Moon and Mars. Mr. Smith's Rocky Shore Curriculum is an excellent tool for students to enhance their skills in environments near their own homes, schools, or regions they visit while they consider pursuing planetary exploration careers.