Lunar and Planetary Institute






Archived Online Trainings
EXPLORE! To the Moon and Beyond with NASA's LRO Mission

Archived Online Trainings

The Explore program team offered online trainings on this module; access the recorded versions through the links below.  They are intended to provide background information for program providers, and not to be used directly in youth programs.

Hands-on NASA Activities to Bring the Moon's Life Story to Children Ages 8–13, recorded on July 31, 2013
Topics covered:  

  • Introduction to the Explore:  Marvel Moon activities
  • Formation and Evolution of Our Moon
  • The Moon's Life Story... as Told by Select Marvel Moon Children's Activities!
    • The Moon's "Birth":  Wham! Moon!
    • Today’s Moon:  Recipe for a Moon
    • Infant Moon:  Moon Mix!
    • Kid Moon:  Splat!
    • Teen Moon:  Moon Ooze
    • Moon's Long History:  Impact Paintings
  • Interactive programming discussion

Hands-on NASA Activities to Celebrate Our Personal, Cultural, and Scientific Connections to the Moon!, recorded on August 16, 2013
Topics covered:

  • Introduction to the Explore:  Marvel Moon activities
  • Personal and Cultural Connections to the Moon
    • Cultural Stories:  What Do You See in Today’s Moon?
    • Fact or Fiction Quiz:  Moon Mythbusters
  • Basic Characteristics of Our Moon
    • Distance and Size:  Earth’s Bright Neighbor
    • Reflectivity:  Mirror Moon
  • What would Earth be like without the Moon?
    • Tides Activity:  Dance of the Moon and Oceans 
    • Phases Activities:  Lunar Phases:  A Dance Under the Sun and Loony Lunar Phases
  • Interactive programming discussion

Bringing the Moon’s Story to Children Ages 8–13!, recorded February 24, 2014
Topics covered:

  • Introduction to the Explore:  Marvel Moon activities
  • The Moon's Life Story... as Told by Select Marvel Moon Children's Activities!
    • The Moon's "Birth":  Wham! Moon!
    • Today’s Moon:  Recipe for a Moon
    • Infant Moon:  Moon Mix!
    • Kid Moon:  Splat!
    • Teen Moon:  Moon Ooze
    • Moon's Long History:  Impact Paintings
  • Other NASA Resources

 

Last updated
March 3, 2014