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 Apollo Landing Sites -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students learn about the locations and geology of the six Apollo landing sites.
 
 Astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin Arrive on the Moon -- Grades 5-12
Watch film footage of the first moon landing accompanied by photographs and audio clips from Apollo 11.
 
 Diameter of the Moon -- Grades 4-12
Students calculate the diameter of the moon using proportions.
 
 Differentiation -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students will use common household objects to discover how minerals separate from each other in a magma ocean.
 
 Distance to the Moon -- Grades 4-12
Students calculate the distance between scale models of Earth and the moon.
 
 Earth's Moon Lithograph
Pictures and information about Earth's moon can be found on this lithograph.
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 Exploring the Moon Educator Guide -- Grades 4-12
These activities explore features of the moon and discoveries from the days of the Apollo missions.
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 Impact Craters -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students will simulate meteorites crashing into the surface of the moon to determine the factors affecting the appearance of impact craters and ejecta.
 
 Lava Layering -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students learn about the stratigraphy, or rock layering, of lava flows produced by multiple eruptions.
 
 Life Support Systems -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students design and build models of life support systems for a settlement on the moon.
 
 Lunar Biosphere -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students build a lunar biosphere that is a balanced, self-enclosed living system able to run efficiently over a long period of time.
 
 Lunar Land Use -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students design a settlement on the moon that is suitable, feasible and beneficial.
 
 Lunar Landing Sites -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students design a spacecraft for travel to and from the moon. Then they choose a suitable lunar landing site.
 
 Lunar Nautics: Designing a Mission to Live and Work on the Moon Educator Guide -- Grades 6-8
Students will design, test, analyze and manage a space mission from initial concept to project funding while using this set of hands-on activities.
 
 Lunar Roving Vehicle -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students construct a model of a lunar roving vehicle.
 
 Lunar Surface -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students make a model of the moon's surface and consider the geologic processes and rocks of each area.
 
 Making Regolith Activity -- Grades 3-5
In this lesson, students create and observe simulated regolith.
 
 Moon ABCs Fact Sheet -- Grades 4-12
Compare Earth to the moon with this list of facts.
 
 Moon Anomalies -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students will prepare written and oral presentations to debate one of four inconsistencies of the moon.
 
 Moon Mining Activity -- Grades 3-5
This lesson simulates the locating and the mining of ilmenite for oxygen on the moon.
 
 Moon Munchies Educator Guide -- Grades K-4
Students in grades K-4 participate in the engineering design process. They build and evaluate a lunar plant growth chamber of their own design.
 
 Moons of the Solar System Lithograph
Pictures and information about the major moons of the solar system can be found on this lithograph.
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 Nearside of the Moon -- Apollo Landing Sites -- Grades 4-12
See where the Apollo missions landed on the moon.
 
 Packing Up for the Moon Educator Guide -- Grades 5-8
In this unit, middle school students participate in the engineering design process, in which they build and evaluate a lunar plant growth chamber of their own design.
 
 Progress in Lunar Science -- Grades 4-12
Quickly review what has been learned about the moon from early missions.
 
 Reaping Rocks -- Grades 4-12
In this Earth science lesson, students classify rocks from their neighborhoods to predict the origins of moon rocks.
 
 Regolith Formation -- Grades 4-12
In this activity, students compare the process of regolith formation on Earth and on the moon.
 
 Rock ABCs Fact Sheet -- Grades 4-12
This fact sheet briefly explores the differences between minerals and rocks.
 
 Settlement Lesson -- Grades 6-8
This lesson will help your students answer the question: How do an area's location, soil and weather affect settlement?
 
 Survival! Lesson -- Grades 6-8
This lesson will help your students answer the question: What are the most essential items for the survival of settlers and explorers in new worlds?
 
 The Lunar Disk -- Grades 4-12
Use a lunar sample disk, which educators can borrow from NASA, to bring pieces of the moon into the classroom.
 
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