Moon Shelter – Investigating different shelters on Earth and in space
In this set of activities, pupils will analyse the importance of having shelter for protection on Earth and in space.
Pupils will compare the environmental conditions on Earth and on the Moon, and in a group they will imagine and build their own Moon shelter using materials comparable to the soil on the Moon, known as Moon analogues.
Did you know?
Day and night are also very different on the Moon. One day on the Moon lasts almost the same as one month on Earth. This means that on the Moon it is daytime during 15 Earth days straight and then night-time for 15 Earth days straight.
This image of the Moon was taken from the International Space Station by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst
Brief description: In this set of activities, students will build an understanding of germination and plant growth by following the development of three unknown plants
Brief description: In this set of six activities, students will investigate which factors affect plant growth, and relate these factors to growing plants in space.
Brief description: This activity will introduce students to logical thinking by planning, testing and executing a simple mission on the Moon. Students will work in