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Making Regolith Activity

A photocopy of the front page of the Teacher's Activity Sheet

Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators, Informal Education, Students
Grade Levels: 3-5
Publication Year: 2006
Subjects: Earth Science, General Science, Space Science, Spanish

This lesson will help your students answer the question:
How does the bombardment of micrometeoroids make regolith on the moon?

In this lesson, students will
- Investigate the effects of micrometeoroid bombardment on regolith formation.
- Develop a conclusion by making inferences about properties of regolith based upon observations.

Making Regolith Activity
>  For educators [424KB PDF file]
>  en español

>  For students [235KB PDF file]
>  en español

The Making Regolith Activity is the lesson that accompanies What Would You Find on the Moon's Surface?, one of the topics in the 21st Century Explorer series.

All components are available on the 21st Century Explorer Web site  →.

Also in this series:
Those Who Have Come Before Me Activity
Food For Spaceflight Activity
Get a Leg Up Activity
Speed It Up Activity
Designing a Crew Exploration Vehicle Activity
What's Hidden Inside Activity
Moon Mining Activity
Let's Investigate Mars Activity
Cleaning Water Activity
Ray Shielding Activity
Cool Suits Activity

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