Educator Guide

Field Trip to the Moon Educator Guide
 
The cover page of the Field Trip to the Moon Educator Guide

The information in this document was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators
Grades: 5-8
Product Number: EG-2007-09-120-MSFC


After watching the Field Trip to the Moon DVD, students continue their lunar exploration with classroom activities that investigate the moon's habitability and sustainable resources. These activities culminate with plans for the design and creation of a lunar station. The students are assigned to one of six teams, with four to six students in each team. The teams are each given one of six topics to investigate: ecosystem, geology, habitat, engineering, navigation or medical.

Field Trip to the Moon Educator Guide [5MB PDF file]

Watch the introduction to the Field Trip to the Moon DVD.

The Field Trip to the Moon DVD consists of a three-minute Introduction, a 21-minute Feature Presentation and seven minutes of Extra Materials (includes "AstroViz: Our Moon" and moon trivia questions). The DVD, along with five supplementary toolbox kits, is available from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.


Related materials:
Field Trip to the Moon Companion Guide
Field Trip to the Moon: LRO/LCROSS Edition Informal Educator Guide
Field Trip to the Moon Informal Educator Guide

Use the hints in this video to teach the lessons in the Field Trip to the Moon Educator Guide.