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Space Science: A Scoop of Moon Dirt

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Pupils discover soil characteristics and how it is formed on Earth and the Moon by examining local samples to a lunar simulant. They replicate the effects of wind erosion by scraping dry bread with sandpaper. Students use rocks and graham crackers to model impactors on the lunar surface creating regolith.

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K - 8th
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Lesson Plans
2 hrs
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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