STEM Challenge: Make Moon Dust

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For this STEM Challenge, students combine flour and baby oil to create moon dust. Then, students use molds to create shapes and structures out of the moon dust and experiment with marbles or small rocks to form craters. This file includes 4 slides of background information about volcanoes, 3 slides setting up the challenge with student directions, tips for teachers to help this STEM challenge run smoothly, and a student response worksheet. Your students will love playing with their moon dust and you will love that they are learning about the moon at the same time! This STEM challenge is also part of a growing STEM bundle. Find the link above!

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Total Pages
11 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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