This NASA Worldbook site contains a
great deal of information about the
moon, including lunar mass, density,
composition, geographic features,
atmospheric characteristics, and the
history of moon exploration.
This Solar System Exploration site is an
excellent resource for links to a gallery of
photos and lunar information and a section for a
“Kid’s Eye View” of space research.
Valuable links make this site very useful for
finding both information and activities. Links
include Things To Do, Other Activities, and
Explore Further. The Fruit Loops: Exploring Our
Moon Phases and the Reason for Eclipses activity
will appeal to students learning about the lunar
and Earth movements that cause these celestial
phenomena. The detailed instructions make this a
valuable resource for teachers.
This site links to 25 hands-on activities that
form the core of the SpaceDay educational event.
Each activity has been selected based on its
science/educational value and its relevance to
the Lunar Prospector mission.
The Lunar and Planetary Science page links to
images, fact sheets, and sites containing
information on all planets, the moon, asteroids,
and comets. It includes links to images of the
moon and has information on current, past, and
future moon missions.
This site allows you to search different aspects
of moon information and includes facts and
activities for a variety of grade levels.
This Lunar and Planetary Institute site allows
you to link to a variety of sites for
information on exploring the moon. Links include
programs involving lunar missions and resources
from a lunar atlas.