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Lunar Activities

The LRO team recommends activities to teach about the Moon, with a focus on understanding the total solar eclipse of this year. Use these activities to celebrate International Observe the Moon Night, on October 28, 2017.

Educational Resources

Collectiotn of Resources for Teachers and Informal Education Institutions. Find activities, quick links to events and downloadables.

Lunar Workshops for Educators

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Lunar Workshops for Educators are an award-winning professional development program focused on lunar science and exploration for grade 6-9 science teachers.

International Observe the Moon Night

International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) is an annual worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to unite and observe and learn about the Moon and its connection to planetary science, and share personal and community connections we all have to the Moon.

Moon Mappers

Moon Mappers is a CosmoQuest citizen science project that allows everyone on Earth to contribute to real science research by helping NASA scientists map the sizes and positions of impact craters on the Moon in images captured by the LRO Camera, and pointing out other interesting features on the lunar surface.

Student Planetary Investigators

In-depth authentic student-driven research experiences using NASA data. The Exploring the Moon program features data from LRO's Mini-RF (radar) instrument.

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Lithographs, Handouts, Posters

Download these educational LRO resources to print and share.


LRO Educator Resource Kit

Educational Product for Teachers and Students, Grades 6-8

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