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International Observe the Moon Night Resources

International Observe the Moon Night Resources

  • Daytime Event
  • Nighttime Event
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Teen, Adult
  • 10/6/2017

International Observe the Moon Night is a wonderful chance to connect with fans of our moon from all around the world! This resource page contains links to many moon-related Night Sky Network outreach activities, handouts, and related resources.

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Craters on the Earth and Moon [Activity - Space Rocks]

Craters on the Earth and Moon [Activity - Space Rocks]

  • Daytime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Outside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
  • 11/15/2010

Create craters on models of the Moon and Earth in this fun and messy outreach activity. Investigate the properties of Earth that hide past cratering events, such as movement of the crust, erosion, water, and a protective atmosphere.

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Can You See The Flag On the Moon? Magnification vs. Resolution (Handout and Telescope Activity)

Can You See The Flag On the Moon? Magnification vs. Resolution (Handout and Telescope Activity)

  • Nighttime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
  • 10/25/2008

Has anyone ever asked you if you could see the flag on the Moon with a telescope? Want to know what the 25X magnification on that telescope means? Find out why size matters with telescopes when it comes to light collecting

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