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Artemis ROADS Unit 3 Lesson 1: Earth System Interactions

This lesson’s guiding question is, “How do the four major planetary systems on Earth (atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere) interact to support life?“.

Lesson Summary:

Students will begin by activating prior knowledge of Earth’s four major systems (atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere), then closely examine examples of interactions between these systems.  Then, students will apply these ideas to the Moon and compare Earth’s four systems to the Moon’s systems.

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Artemis ROADS Challenge Mission Objective Alignment:

This lesson is aligned with Mission Objective 4, which asks the students to create models and experiments to understand how life survives in a small closed system like a spacecraft.