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Image of the moon's surface taken by Lunar Orbiter 3



Grade Levels

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


Earth Science, Space Science, Geology, Solar System and Planets, Earth's Moon


Lesson Plans / Activities

In this activity students will use modeling clay or plaster of Paris to construct model surfaces to match what they see on maps and photographs of the moon. They “flag” Apollo landing sites and consider the collection site of each Lunar Disk sample.
Lunar Surface Activity [76KB PDF file]
This activity is part of the Exploring the Moon Educator Guide.