First Man: Film Guide

First Man
First Man




Short (1-4 activities)

Related calendar events

World Space Week
4 October - 10 October

A film guide that looks at First Man (2018), the story behind Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and the dangers and costs behind one of the most impressive achievements in history.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including History and Science in addition to highlighting themes surrounding family, life and death, mental health, physical health, fame and consumerism, space and planets, technology, travel and exploration, and The Cold War.

This resource includes

This Resource Supports

  • History
  • Science

Got Some Feedback?

We love to hear how educators have used our resources.

Contact us

Updating our resources

We have developed a large catalogue of educational resources since launching in 2013, and some references and terminology will inevitably have dated as society and language evolves. We are aware of this and will be updating resources when our production schedule allows.

How Do Into Film Clubs Work? header

How do Into Film Clubs work?

Find out more about what's involved in running your very own Into Film Club.

Into Film CPD Training (Bolton)


Learn how to make the most of film in education with our training programme.


Viewing 2 of 2 related items.

What our educators say

"All of the activities were enjoyed and engaged the children. As a teacher the resources and activities were easy to use and covered a lot of skills. It is a valuable and engaging way to teach and learn literacy. "