This lesson also covers the Process Standard 5.2D.
Students will conduct a hands-on investigation following this PowerPoint to determine the causes of craters on the Moon, and compare the Earth's atmosphere to the Moon's.
This is a great EXPLORE lesson if you follow the Science 5-E model.
Students will be prompted to graph their results (adapted from AIMS lesson) and interpret their results.
Works best in a small-group setting.
Materials needed: large roasting pan filled with flour, marble(s), scales, meter sticks, Science Journals