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1969 Apollo 11 Moon Landing

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Provide a little background information and introduce learners to one of the biggest moments in US history: the Apollo 11 moon landing. This news report describes the event, the time, and life in space. This is a report celebrating the...
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3 of the Strangest Moons in the Solar System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore characteristics of three moons that have traits all their own! An episode of a solar system video playlist explores three moons of the solar system: Miranda, Iapetus, and Hyperion. These moons of Uranus and Saturn vary in their...
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Moon Globe

For Students 3rd - 9th
Not just a simple globe of the moon, this interactive version allows you to choose lighting according to the location of the sun, views from different positions on Earth, and more! Satellite images and topographic data have been combined...
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Apollo Moon Landing

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore paper rockets, learn about the Apollo Program and Apollo spin-offs, and use simple office supplies to design and create a new useful product. This amazing plan is incredibly well written and leads students through a...
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The Moon's Phases

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students visit a specified Web site which allows them to discover the phase of the moon on any date in history. Students record the moon phase for the day of their birth, the first moon landing in 1969 and on...
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The Moon

For Students 2nd Standards
Second graders read a short informational text passage about the moon and answer a series of questions based on what they read.
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How We Used the Moon to Send Radio Messages

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Cold War presented some communication challenges to the US military. Because the conflict was before the launch of satellites, scientists focused on the earth's natural satellite, the moon, the bounce radio signals. A video lesson...
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Worms On The Moon

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A simulated worm-landing on the moon will surely hook your pupils into your next science lesson! Worms demonstrate what it would be like to observe the moon first hand.
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Moon in Google Earth

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This clip is more than perfect as a Google Earth tutorial for your next trip to the computer lab. It begins with a wonderful description of the moon from astronaut Harrison Schmidt and moves into a tutorial on how to use Google Earth to...
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The Moon

For Students 6th - 8th
In this space science worksheet, students complete each of the statements with the correct word or phrase about the moon. Then they identify four ways that scientists believe the moon was formed, selecting one and writing a paragraph...
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Adding Written Detail: Using Jane Yolen’s Owl Moon as a Mentor Text

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
Access your senses with a worksheet on sensory language. Based on Owl Moon by Jane Yolen, the worksheet prompts kids to find examples of each of the five senses, as well as phrases for inner emotion. 
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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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Planetary Jeopardy!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Space Science can be so much fun, especially when you play Planetary Jeopardy! This game tests students on what they know about Roman Gods, the nine planets, moons in our solar system, and the Earth's rotation. Tip: Set this game up as a...
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Lunar Lander

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
If scientists can master landing a helicopter on a specific spot, landing a module on the moon shouldn't be that difficult, right? A simulation allows scholars to practice landing on the moon using the actual mass, thrust, fuel...
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Moon Landing

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students research about the July 20, 1969, moon landing. They demonstrate their knowledge of the first moon landing by creating peek-a-boo rocket books. Also they can make their own moon rocks with an easy-to-make dough.
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The Lunar Lander – Ascending from the Moon

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What angle? Groups determine the height of the lunar lander as it ascends from the surface of the moon and calculate the angle of elevation of the lunar lander at specific times and distances. The provided series of questions lead the...
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Moon Reading Comprehension Activity

For Students 4th - 5th
In this moon reading comprehension instructional activity, students read a 1 paragraph selection pertaining to New Year's Eve and then answer 3 multiple choice questions regarding the information.
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Grades 9-10 Writing Module, Unit 3: Narrative Writing

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
On July 20, 1969 humans landed on the moon for the first time. As the culminating assignment in a 19-lesson unit on narrative writing, class members imagine what that experience was like and craft a narrative in the voice of Neil...
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Take a Trip to Titan!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Not all moons are created the same! An episode of a solar system video series explains the features of one of Saturn's moon. The lesson instructor highlights the characteristics of the moon that makes it unique.
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Distance = Rate x Time

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Every year, the moon moves 3.8 cm farther from Earth. In the 11th part of 22, classes use the distance formula. They determine the distance to the moon based upon given data and then graph Galileo spacecraft data to determine its movement.
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Life on the Moon

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study the physical properties of the Moon.  In this life on the moon lesson students describe the ways life on the Moon would be different than on Earth. 
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JFK Challenge

For Students 4th - 11th Standards
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country. And so begins your invigorating, innovative learning experience in the JFK Challenge app! Learners choose from two "missions" and...
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Activity on United States Moon Landing: Apollo 11

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use the World Wide Web to access additional information needed to complete a set of questions. They demonstrate an understanding of latitude and longitude by interpreting a lunar map.
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Lunar Lollipops

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students work with a partner, Styrofoam ball and light source to simulate the positions of the Earth, Moon and Sun at various stages during the phases of the Moon. They describe why the Moon is visible from Earth and complete a worksheet.

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