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Grade Levels

Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Engineering Design, Space Science, Technology, Solar System and Planets, Earth's Moon


Lesson Plans / Activities

Using their knowledge of the lunar surface, students are challenged to plan a mission to the moon. In this activity, teams of students design a spacecraft, choose a suitable lunar landing site and present their ideas before the class. Final presentations should include speeches and visual aids such as maps, diagrams and three-dimensional models.
Lunar Landing Sites Activity [293KB PDF file]
This activity is part of the Exploring the Moon Educator Guide.