Artemis ROADS Unit 2 Lesson 1: Investigating Moon’s Surface

This lesson’s guiding question is, “What surface conditions and features will a Moon rover encounter?

Lesson Summary:

Students will examine the surface of the Moon to consider hazardous conditions that NASA may find there.  Then, they will investigate several hazards (dust, boulders, and slopes) and predict what kinds of wheels might be best to address these hazards.  

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Artemis ROADS Mission Objective Alignment:

This lesson is aligned with Mission Objective 3, which focuses on the Moon understanding the properties of lunar regolith and the steep slopes near cratered regions on the Moon.

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