The first moon landing is said to have been in 1975. But ever since there have been hundreds of claims that it was an elaborate hoax in the Cold War 'Space Race' with Russia. There's also dozens of scientific reasons put forward as to why the landing was faked.
This is part 2 of a 4 part hands-on unit study on Astronomy. Form the lunar phases using Oreo cookies, drop balls in flour to make a crater-filled lunar surface, recreate Galileo's famous gravity experiment, and more!
The moon has been an object of fascination for as long as mankind has been alive. We've talked about it, wondered about it, traveled to and explored it, written songs about it, used it to guide us through the night and in some cases believed good...
Tidal Movements are influenced by both the Sun and the Moon but the Moon has by far the greater effect on our tides. These tides which occur twice daily rely on the rotational harmony between these two celestial bodies as well as the merging of their gravitational forces.
What to expect during the Supermoon, how to take killer supermoon shots, and who sank the Titanic.
The moon literally means Earth's little buddy, and what a buddy it is. It's 1/81th of the mass of Earth and it is the mains source of light during night time. Here are some great facts about the moon.
Why does the moon have craters? These are not volcanic craters but impact craters caused by collisions with asteroids. Does the moon help shield the earth from asteroids?
On 3rd February 2012, NASA released their alleged first ever video clip of the dark side of the moon to the general public. The video was filmed by the GRAIL spacecraft and is set to be studied by US students. But why now? If the US government are...
Some basic information about our closest neighbor, the moon!
Those old theories about the moon turned out to be the truest when looking for the origin of Luna. Meanwhile some old misinformation is pretty funny. Visit Google Moon for a closer look at Luna.