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Hide and Seek Moon

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Binoculars and a hidden object Moon poster let young participants discover how some tools can make distant objects appear closer and brighter. They also learn about how cultures around the world have viewed the Moon through books (and online pre-recorded cultural stories).

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Add a Tech Twist Required: Binoculars
Hints for uses in your library This activity was developed as part of a toolkit for museum staff and includes a suite of online resources in English and Spanish to engage learners in any setting. If you don't already have binoculars, see if you can borrow them from community members. Or, purchase kid-friendly binoculars from a retailer. In addition to reading books, play audio files available online at "World Tales of the Moon,"
Related Links Websites:
Zip file with activity instructions and images in English and Spanish
World Tales of the Moon
NASA: Moon to Mars
Facts About the Moon
NASA Spaceplace: The Moon
The Moon's Phases in Oreos
NASA on Earth's Moon
Exploring the Moon Educator Guide
On the Moon Educator Guide

Images:
Earth's Moon

Videos:
European Space Agency Video: Building a Moon Base
NOVA video: Extreme Temperatures on the Moon
NASA Scientific Visualization Studio: Tour of the Moon 4k
Kid on the Moon
NASA | BEST: Living on the Moon
NISE Network: Hide and Seek Moon Content Training Video
Originating Source The Science Museum of Minnesota
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Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing by Joe Rao and Mark Borgions
Look Inside Space by Rob Lloyd Jones, Benedetta Giaufret and Enrica Rusiná
Space case: Moon Base Alpha Series by Stuart Gibbs and Gibson Frazier
Astronomy: Cool women in space by Anita Yasuda and Lena Chandhok
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons
How to Be a Space Explorer: Your Out-of-This-World Adventure by Mark Brake
Spaceships and Rockets by Deborah Lock
Science Adventures with Max the Dog by Jeffrey O Bennett and Alan Okamoto
CatStronauts by Drew Brockington

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Hide and Seek Moon

Hide and Seek Moon

Binoculars and a hidden object Moon poster let young participants discover how some tools can make distant objects appear closer and brighter. They also learn about how cultures around the world have viewed the Moon through books (and online pre-recorded cultural stories).