Explore our long relationship with the Moon, our present understanding and visions for the future. This is an out-of-this-world experience of epic proportions.
Learning Areas and Strands: Planet Earth and Beyond – Astronomical Systems; Nature of Science, Technology – Nature of Technology, Social Sciences
Duration: 1.5 hours
Suitable for: Year 1 – 13, maximum 30 students
Availability: 20 July – 6 November
Cost: Free, koha appreciated
The education programme
Guided by our educators, your students will:
Examine a 4-meter-diameter scale model of the moon and discover how it affects us on Earth
Investigate the lunar landings of the late 1960s and early 1970s
Learn about the Maramataka (Māori lunar calendar).
Explore the future of space exploration.
Download a copy of our RAM document here
Image courtesy of NASA