Announcing MoonGazers: Reach for the Moon Through Engaging Gameplay and Hands-on ActivitiesDated Posted:
3/25/2011Turn your students into MoonGazers or become a MoonGazer yourself!
Use the Internet, award-winning videogame Selene
, and virtual world MoonWorld
to learn the solar system’s basic geological processes. Blast away at what will quickly become a full-fledged, pockmarked moon like our own; follow with hands-on activities; and go outside to explore the Moon. Young people and adults develop MoonGazer skills through a sequence of teaching and learning opportunities.Selene: A Lunar Construction GaME.
Players age 9 and up discover and apply basic planetary geology concepts as they form the Earth’s Moon and change it to replicate its 4.5 billion year history. Read more
Players age 9 and up apply those principles as they work in teams of four conducting virtual field work on the surface of a moon. Read more
Prepared with new knowledge that makes Moon viewing meaningful, learners complete MoonGazers
hands-on activities for observing the Earth's Moon within the context of the Earth, Moon, Sun system.
- Read more about MoonGazers professional development.
- Read more about MoonGazers student activities.
Watch feature news stories about Selene
, and MoonGazers.
Schedule your MoonGazers events today.
- Watch West Virginia Public Broadcasting's news feature.
- Watch NASA Education's EdLine News feature.
Selene. Videogame for your students teaching fundamental planetary geology concepts: firstname.lastname@example.org
MoonWorld. Missions for Your Students and MoonWorld Professional Development: email@example.com
MoonGazers. Activities and Professional Development: firstname.lastname@example.org