You Decide! Should We Explore Space?

Scientists are always discussing and debating their ideas. One topic that is continually up for debate is ‘Should humans explore space?’. Some people think it is important for people to visit other worlds. Others think that there is no need to send humans when robots can do the job.

What do you think? Will others agree with you? Hold a debate to find out!


By the end of this activity you will:

  • have formed your own opinions
  • have discussed ideas as a team
  • have created a persuasive argument
  • have listed to the ideas of others

To complete this activity you will need: 

  • a group of people to debate with
  • some paper and pens to make notes