Using the Lunar Toolkit to Meet State Mathematics Standards

National Space Grant Foundation

Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP) Implementation Mini-grant

UTC Pre-service Teacher Workshop, July 6-10, 2009

TETC Presentation, 12/03/09

Address for this page: http://web2.utc.edu/~fbp972/nsgf09.html

Online Toolkit Sources for Activities

Field Trip to the Moon - http://www.amnh.org/education/school_groups/offering.php?id=85

o       Navigation Investigation – Task Card 2 - What supplies will you take to the Moon, and how will you pack them in the cargo bay?

o       Geology Investigation – Task Card 1 - What metals and minerals are best suited for the construction of the lunar station?

o       Geology Investigation – Task Card 2 - Which area of the chosen landing site is best for mining?

·        Companion Guide - http://www.amnh.org/education/resources/rfl/pdf/ftmcompguide.pdf

Apollo Moon School Workshop – The Museum of Flight - http://www.museumofflight.org/professional-development-workshops

Challenger Learning Centers/Professional Development - http://www.challenger.org/clc/development.cfm

Current Opportunities - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/current-opps-index.html

Education Highlights - http://www.nasa.gov/offices/education/centers/johnson/k-12/index.html

Everything You Wanted to Know About the Moon (Texas Space Grant Consortium) - http://www.tsgc.utexas.edu/everything/moon/

EXPLORE! Fun with Science (Lunar and Planetary Institute) - http://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/explore/

Google Moon (online resource) - http://www.google.com/moon/

Kids Main Page (NASA Students K-4) - http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/index.html

LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) - http://lcross.arc.nasa.gov/education.htm

LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) - http://lro.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery-multimedia.html

Lunar and Planetary Science (the Moon) (online facts and links) - http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/planets/moonpage.html

Lunar Exploration Theme Videos - http://www.nasa.gov/exploration/home/why_moon.html

Lunar Photo of the Day (online) - http://lpod.wikispaces.com/

Moon and Mars (online) - http://www1.nasa.gov/topics/moonmars/index.html

Multimedia Search Engine (NASA Image eXchange – NIX) (online) - http://nix.nasa.gov/

NASA History Division: The Apollo Program (online) - http://history.nasa.gov/apollo.html

StarChild (search for moon) - http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/StarChild.html

Traditions of the Sun: Ancient Astronomy (online video, longitude and latitude information) - http://www.traditionsofthesun.org/

General Resources

Workshop Documents


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