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Target Moon is a live simulation conducted through distance learning. Explore the details below. How will your students cope when a comet collides with the moon?


Target Moon Introduction

The Mission Scenario

Learning Objectives

NCTM Math Standards

Technology Requirements

Contact Us

Credits


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Ensure a successful mission with these resources and lessons. Brief the students using PowerPoint. Conduct math lessons and prepare by practicing for the mission.


Scope and Sequence

Lesson Plans

Your "To-do" List

Resources

Here are handouts for each team, describing team tasks and how to work with real-time data. Print one copy for students to practice, and one for the mission.


Overview of Teams

Comet Tracking Team

Moon Mapping Team

Crisis Management Team

Communications Team

Team Table Tents

Use these resources to setup for the mission. Know what to expect. Bookmark the Communications Center on team computers. Keep a copy of the answer key handy.


How to Set up the Classroom

What Happens During the Simulation

Communications Center

Post Brief Questions

Career Exploration Family Involvement

Job Application--The Daily Planet
Teacher Lesson Plan
Student Job Application Worksheet

Career Exploration
Teacher Lesson Plan
Teacher and Student Target Moon Careers
Teacher and Student Career Descriptions
Student Exploration Worksheet

Career Bingo
Teacher Lesson Plan
Teacher and Student Bingo Career Descriptions
Student Bingo Card and Instructions

Run a Mini-Mission with the Family
Teacher Open House Flier

Job Application--The Daily Planet
Parent Instructions
Student Job Application Worksheet

Sunday Classifieds Activity
Parent and Student Instructions and Worksheet

Lunar Station Vacation
Parent and Student Instructions and Worksheet

Mission Debriefing
Parent and Student Instructions and Worksheet

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