Classroom Activity

Apollo Landing Sites
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 4-12


Between 1969 and 1972, 12 astronauts from six Apollo missions landed on and explored the nearside (Earth-facing side) of the moon. The six landing sites were chosen to explore different geologic terrains. Students will use longitude and latitude coordinates to locate these landing sites on a moon globe.

Apollo Landing Sites [283KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Exploring the Moon Educator Guide.