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458 resources with the concept the moon

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When Do Lunar Eclipses Happen?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Who needs the daylight to simulate a lunar eclipse? Astronomers model the positions of the Sun, Earth, and Moon to explain the necessary conditions for a lunar eclipse. Investigators cut and label a paper plate to represent the Earth and...
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Whip Up a Moon-Like Crater

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
The moon is famous for its craters, but they haven't always been there. Young learners experiment with materials to simulate the creation of moon craters. Pupils are able to see patterns in their materials that are similar to the...
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Beyond Planet Earth

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars take a journey through space with 16 eye-catching images. Along the way, learners read captions starting with the moon, then move onto asteroids, Mars, and Jupiter.
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Landing a Man on the Moon: President Nixon and the Apollo Program

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Take the small step for man and giant leap for mankind with the Apollo astronauts using primary sources. Young historians explore the documents related to the American space program up through the lunar landing, including presidential...
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Moon Power - Energy and Power

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Be over the moon about finding a resource on lunar power stations. An interesting unit composed of 10 lessons has pupils first learn about the energy and power needs of a futuristic lunar colony. They design and build a lunar power...
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Watering Your Plants

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Make sure plants have water to drink regularly. Learners investigate the parts of a watering system for plants. They design and create a watering system for a lunar plant growth chamber before explaining why it is important to have water...
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Designing and Building the Lunar Plant Growth Chamber

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Build a place for the plants. Using information learned from the previous lesson in the unit, learners design a lunar plant growth chamber and build a paper model of it. Given strips of paper that represent different sizes of planting...
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Field Trip: Space Flight

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Take a virtual trip to infinity and beyond. Pupils watch a space visualization that leaves Earth and heads to the ISS and then follows the Apollo missions to the moon. Scholars view detailed images of the space station and its different...
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Moon Flip Book

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Flip over the phases of the moon. Using an interactive, pupils view the location of the moon relative to the sun and earth for the eight major phases of the moon. Individuals record how the moon looks through a complete cycle. Using...
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What Do You Know About Astronomy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Develop an understanding of the universe. Learners answer 10 multiple choice questions about several topics in astronomy. Questions contain information about the age of the universe, gravitational attraction, galaxies, planets and comets...
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Apollo’s Most Important Discovery (Inside NASA’s Moon Rock Vault!)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It's been 50 years since astronauts walked on the moon. A lesson from an extensive It's Okay to be Smart discusses how the moon rock helped scientists understand the early solar system. The presenter explains how scientists made their...
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On This Day: Apollo 8

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Apollo 8—the mission to orbit the moon—changed the trajectory of human history and space travel. A series of videos, including historians, the mission commander, and footage of the mission, allows pupils to watch the mission as it...
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Utah Open Textbook: 6th Grade Science

For Students 6th Standards
There are many interactions among living things and their surroundings. Scholars learn about Earth, the moon, and the sun and how they relate to the solar system by completing a reading. They also investigate basics of physical science...
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Utah Open Textbook: 3rd Grade Science

For Students 3rd Standards
How do we interact with Earth? Scholars learn about the sun, Earth, and moon, forces, gravity, and heat sources by reading a text and performing hands-on demonstrations. They also differentiate between living and non-living things using...
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Direct Variation Applications

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
What would I weigh there? A video uses the relationship of the weight of an astronaut on Earth and the moon to create a direction variation equation. Using the created equation, pupils find the weight of any astronaut on the moon.
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Global Design for the Seasons

For Teachers 5th Standards
People don't all get the same amount of sun at the same time of the year. Collaborative groups explore how the motion of Earth contributes to the idea in an inquiry-based STEM lesson. Learners first investigate how the rotation of Earth...
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Meet Our Neighbors: Moon

For Students 1st - 6th
Since a field trip to the moon isn't possible, bring the moon to young astronomers! Participants use everyday materials to create models of the moon and represent the features on its surface. The materials serve as a tactile as well as a...
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The First Humans on the Moon

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One of the most important events in space exploration history has some secrets! Using an informative video, scholars discover all of the details of the first humans landing on the moon. The narrator shares the details of the mission, why...
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What We Learned by Putting Cars on the Moon

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Space transportation usually means rockets, but cars play a huge role in exploring the moon. A useful video from the SciShow Space series explains the reason for lunar rovers and many of the discoveries made thanks to these cars. Reid...
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Earth Used to Have 19-Hour Days (And Pluto Has Dunes!)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Some days seem longer than others, but recent research proves our day actually lasts much longer than in the past. SciShow Space shares recent research on the length of Earth days and how this data confirms past research with much more...
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The Moon May Have Once Been Habitable!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would you want to live on the moon? During a brief time in history, the moon might have been able to support life. Learn about the evidence that points to this as well as how scientists use meteorites to study the history of the sun. An...
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How Moon Rocks Revolutionized Astronomy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The solar system is more than 4.5 billion years old. What we know about the age of space bodies is thanks to the moon rocks collected over 50 years ago. An episode of the SciShow Space series breaks down the concept of relative dating to...
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The Moon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
People may not be able to jump over the moon, but scientists can still study it! The moon is covered with mons (mountains) and mars (seas). Aspiring astrologists learn about the moon's features and phases in a PowerPoint presentation. In...
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We May Have Found the First Exomoon!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible scientists located the first exomoon, a moon outside our solar system? Watch a video lesson to learn why researchers believe they discovered an exomoon and the implications of this discovery on further research....