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Moon Munchies Educator Guide - Design, Build and Evaluate

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Engineering by Design; International Technology Education Association (ITEA); ITEA-Center to Advance the Teaching of Technology and Science (CATTS),

In the future as NASA plans for long-duration missions to the moon. Lunar plant growth research will form an important part of space exploration. NASA scientists anticipate that astronauts may be able to grow plants on the moon. The plants could be used to supplement meals. Learners help to solve the problems of growing plants on the moon. They design, build and evaluate lunar plant growth chambers. In a 4 MB PDF file, the lesson plans, preparation and resources are given. Resource materials include print, audio-visual and internet sites. Lesson topics:
1: Natural Resources on Earth
2: Exploring the Moon Lesson
3: Providing Light for Your Plant
4: Watering Your Plants
5 and 6: Designing and Building the Lunar Plant Growth Chamber


Language:
English
Curriculum Alignment:
CAPS aligned
Publication Date:
2017-08-31
Grades:
R, 1, 2, 3
Audience:
Teachers
Type:
Digital document
Categories:
Teaching Planning classes Teaching techniques Curriculum design
Copyright:
Open Education Resource
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