The Moon's Craters
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 results.
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Impact Craters: A Look at the Past
The Galle crater on Mars is also known as the Happy Face crater because of its appearance. First, scholars use pebbles and flour to simulate craters and study their properties. They then apply this knowledge to help decipher the history...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable