Announcing MoonGazers: Reach for the Moon Through Engaging Gameplay and Hands-on ActivitiesDate 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.
about MoonGazers professional development.
about MoonGazers student activities.
Watch feature news stories about Selene
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: email@example.com
MoonWorld. Missions for Your Students and MoonWorld Professional Development: firstname.lastname@example.org
MoonGazers. Activities and Professional Development: email@example.com