Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek Moon (2018)

  • Hide and Seek Moon
  • Hide and Seek Moon
  • Hide and Seek Moon
NISE Network product
Description

"Exploring the Solar System: Hide and Seek Moon" is an engaging way for early childhood learners to experiment with some of the tools scientists use to study objects that are very, very far away, and to learn about how cultures around the world have viewed the Moon. Easy-to-use binoculars and a hidden object Moon poster let young participants discover how some tools can make distant objects appear closer and brighter, and the Moon Rope storybook shares a story of one of the ways people have made meaning out of the shapes they see on the Moon.

Audience

Objectives

Learning Goals

• Tools help scientists study objects that are very far away.

• Binoculars make distant objects appear closer and brighter.

• NASA scientists use powerful telescopes to study objects in space.

Credits

Funding

This material is based upon work supported by NASA under cooperative agreement award number NNX16AC67A. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Owning institution

The Science Museum of Minnesota

Development Process

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