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Ready to Erupt!: Volcanoes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students view a model of a volcanic eruption. They observe, measure and sketch the model volcano eruption, complete a worksheet and consider how models of this sort are useful to scientists who must predict the timing and effects of...
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Where Did the Moon Come From?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Where did the moon come from? See how scientists believe the moon was born from a crash collision between Earth and a rogue planet. And has shaped what Earth is today. This clip could be used to start a class discussion or evoke interest...
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Making Impact Craters

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine images of Moon craters and speculate about what caused them. They create craters using sand weighted balls. Students measure crater sizes and draw ejection patterns to see what effect size, weight, and velocity have on...
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Space Jeopardy Game

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore space. In this space lesson, students analyze the sky and what causes its changes. Students describe the moon patterns and use a model to show changes in its shape. Students also describe the first trip to the moon....
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Impact Craters Activity

For Students 5th - 8th
Lunar explorers perform an experiment to understand the size of the craters on the surface of the moon. They layer flour, laundry detergent, and cocoa powder in a pan to model the lunar surface. They drop marbles from different heights...
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Exploring Mars

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students, working in small groups construct scale models of the planets and solar system. They examine images of Mars and discuss what might have caused the features. They record facts about their planetary research in their journals and...
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Bubble Planets

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine how craters are a common feature of terrestrial planetary surfaces and produce a model of one.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify the different types of meteorite using an interactive website. For this earth science lesson, students simulate how meteors crash on a surface. They relate meteor size to crater size.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the possibility of an asteroid hitting planet earth. In this planetary lesson students complete a lab activity to see the effects of an asteroid hitting earth and compare different craters.
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Moon: NC Summer Tour Lesson 2007

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate craters and marea. In this crater and marea lesson, students conduct an experiment to create craters. Students participate in a dance activity.
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Counting Craters on the Hubble Space Telescope!

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Hubble Space Telescope worksheet, students are given a photograph of the radiator recovered after being in space on the Hubble Space Telescope since 1993. Students solve 6 problems about the impacts that left craters on the...
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Craters are a Blast!

For Students 9th - 11th
In this craters instructional activity, students solve 3 problems including converting units of Joules into a number equivalent to a one-megaton nuclear bomb, finding the diameters of craters in a given picture and determining the energy...
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Moon Features Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this moon worksheet, students answer questions about the lunar surface and identify the features of the moon on a moon map. They include craters, bays, mountains, seas, oceans and craters.
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The Moon's Craters

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the formation and size of impact craters. In small groups, they conduct an experiment that involves dropping marbles into flour and measuring the impact from various heights and discussing their hypothesis and...
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Crater Formation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders simulate crater formation by dropping different sized balls into sand. They measure the craters that have formed, record the data and analyze.
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Impact Craters

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate the factors affecting the size of a crater. In this space science instructional activity, students collect data from the activity and graph them. They explain how velocity of impact relate to crater size.
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Making a Crater

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students examine the characteristics of craters. In this crater lesson, students discover how meteors form craters on planets and moons as they make their own craters and respond to observational questions regarding the scientific...
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The Magic School Bus Out of this World

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore the craters that objects of different sizes and weights make. They use marbles, Ping-Pong balls, and aluminum-foil balls for this experiment. They investigate what would happen if they drop objects that aren't round.