Moon Mass Math

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Interactive: Moon Mass Math

Students will apply their understanding of affects of gravity on Earth versus Gravity on the moon while they cross the curricular lines of science to math!

Student Application

Take a closer look at the Moon and find out what makes Earth's nearest neighbor so unique.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand the moons relationship to Earth.
  2. Students will describe the composition of the moon.
  3. Students will understand the effects of gravity on the moon.
  4. Students will detail the phases of the moon.


Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    Lead a short discussion with the following questions. (You might want to record the responses so you can check for accuracy afterward.) Which is larger the sun or the moon or Earth? Does the moon have water on it? Or air? Or plants? Or animals? Ask the class to tell you what shape to expect to see in the sk...

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