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Learners will model ancient lunar impacts using water balloons. By measuring the diameter of the crater area, they discover that the Moon's largest impact basins were created by huge asteroids. The huge basins formed on the young Moon, but through... (View More)

In this inquiry investigation, students learn that while the Sun appears to move around the Earth, in fact it is the Earth spinning around on its axis while the Sun remains stationary. Materials suggested for this activity include an easel or wipe... (View More)

Learners simulate the process of geological differentiation. The activity ends with an extension question that asks about the makeup of the highlands of the Moon. This activity is in Unit 2 of the Exploring the Moon teacher's guide and is designed... (View More)

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