Earth's Moon

Moonsaic

Aimed at pupils aged between 7-14 this activity involves arrange a large jigsaw of the Moon. The end result is a detailed image, which the pupils then use to study the Moon’s surface.

You can download the individual files needed for this activity below, or this zip file (21mb) contains them all. 

Lunar Mountains

Aimed at pupils aged 11-16, this workshop challenges students to measure the shadows cast on the Moon’s surface, then utilise algebraic techniques to determine the height of those mountains.

You can download the individual files needed for this activity below, or this zip file (4mb) contains them all. 

Earth's Moon

The Moon at Last Quarter Phase
Credit: NSO

The Moon is the Earth's only natural satellite. We know it as 'the Moon' but scientists sometimes call it Luna. The word 'lunar' means 'relating to the Moon'. 


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