Moon Teacher Resources
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What Would It Be like to Live on the Moon?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Will the next generation have the option of living on the moon? Discover the challenges and adjustments required to live in such a harsh environment with a short video that describes some of the obstacles scientists must overcome in...
Tidal Locking—Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Turn to the dark side ... of the moon, that is! Young space explorers learn why the dark side of the moon is never visible here on Earth in an animated video. The resource shows how the moon formed, its dizzying early orbiting pattern,...
How Big is the Moon?Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
How many football fields would fit on the moon? Although it appears small in the night sky, the distance from Earth makes its size misleading. A quick video lesson from the Kurzgesagt playlist helps scholars understand the size of the...
Why Does the Moon Orbit Earth?Lesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th
Why does the moon stay put, never getting too close or too far from Earth? See the truth unfold through interviews and a simulation using a basketball and a tennis ball. The host helps guide the discussion, all while spinning a ball to...
What Causes The Phases Of The Moon?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover how the movement of the moon creates different views from Earth. An expert in the field explains that when the moon orbits, different parts become illuminated. The installment of the Veritasium playlist films right after a lunar...
Water on the Moon?Lesson Planet
6 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The surface of the moon routinely reaches 253 degrees Fahrenheit. Scientists around the world believed these high temperatures made water on the moon impossible—but they were wrong! Enlightening videos in the Veritasium playlist explore...
The Sun, Moon, and Our Solar System: Teacher/Student NotesLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Introduce basic Earth and space science to your budding astronauts. This handout works in two ways, the first part provides information about the sun, moon, eclipses, and Earth to be read to or by the class. The second part is composed...
Topic Sentence/Supporting Details: The Moon's SurfaceLesson Planet
2nd - 3rd
Here is an excellent worksheet on topic sentence worksheet. Learners read text about the surface of the moon, identify the topic sentence and three supporting details, then plan an article of their own choosing. Very nice!
The Solar System and Beyond: The MoonLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Here is a very basic look at the moon and its positioning around our planet. The pictures and labels here show different phases and will help your space explorers understand our changing views of the moon along with the Earth's tilt and...