Why would NASA scientists deliberately crash an unmanned rocket into the moon? Learn about their goals, the planning required to carry this off, and what scientists learned from the crash.
Students determine the effects of erosion on regolith formation and deposition on Earth as well as regolith formation on the Moon by meteoritic activity.
To develop students expressive command of a word through structured speaking and writing tasks using Vocabulary Tool Kit.
To stress understanding of a concept by summarizing the main idea and applying that understanding to create visual aids and generate questions and comments using a Concept Matrix.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students will look at rocks in thin section using virtual microscope, comparing plane polarized light with cross polarized light; after becoming familiar with this tool, students will look at rock samples from the moon.
The Apollo astronauts had a variety of ways of getting rid of their human wastes.
Explains that the full moon that rises closest to the autumnal equinox is called the Harvest Moon. That September moon appears extremely large and red, and once lit the night sky for farmers during their busiest harvest season.
Find out what Apollo astronauts saw on the moon, how scientists have developed hypotheses to explain them, and how they plan to test these hypotheses.
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