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MoonCraft - Lunar Learning

All Ages

Art and Design

Leadership

Science

Special Guests joins students at a top secret Moon training facility on Earth. Students explore, learn and complete modern Moon tasks. Awesome!

avatar Submitted By: Benjamin Kelly

January 30, 2017

Skills

  • Character
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking

External References

MoonCraft .MCWORLD File (Download)

Here is the training facility

Supporting Files

Title Card


project title card

Guest facilitators


distinguished guests

The facility


top secret

Facility shot 2


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Learning Objectives

  • Students will complete 5 tasks while learning from special guests in the top secret Moon facility at Astronaut Village.
  • Students will discuss and debate (before creating) the topic of lunar logos and their impact on Earth
  • Students will collaboratively design and build housing for the scientists and miners on the Moon.
  • Students will transform a crater into a telecom dish for communication with Earth
  • Students will explore the topic of mining the Moon and why this may not be a good idea for Earth.
  • Students will Design and Build a modern form of lunar transportation with the guidance of a NASCAR driver.

Guiding Ideas

Can students complete the Lunar Training Academy program that targets character, citizenship, collaboration and critical thinking skills as well as ample creativity opportunities?

Can students speak about ethically altering the Moon?

Can students weigh the good and bad aspect of mining the Moon?

This lesson is a lot of fun and there are some very deep questions.

Student Activities

Students complete 5 stages of the Lunar Training Academy program at the top secret facility.

Students discuss the ethics and citizenship of burning company logos into the Moon.

Students design and build houses and lunar transport

Students discuss pros and cons of Mining the Moon

Students transform a crater into a telecommunication dish.

Performance Expectations

Students will complete all 5 tasks as a group of cadets in the Lunar Training Facility (true enough still incomplete build wise)

Students will be able to talk about the citizenship and ethics involved in caring for the Moon's surface and stability

Students will visualize and then design a communications dish from a crater.

Skills

  • Character
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking

External References

MoonCraft .MCWORLD File (Download)

Here is the training facility

Supporting Files

Title Card


project title card

Guest facilitators


distinguished guests

The facility


top secret

Facility shot 2


It's big

Example station


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Example station 2


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example 3


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example station 4


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