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In this activity, learners draw conclusions about where on a planetary body scientists might look for ice and why. They use a clay ball, ice cubes, and a heat lamp to model the permanently-shadowed polar regions of planets and moons that may harbor ice. They learn that our Moon, and even Mercury, may have areas with ice. This activity is part of Explore! To the Moon and Beyond! - a resource developed specifically for use in libraries.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Informal Education,Earth and space science:Solar system:The moon,NSDL,Planetary Science,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124012728T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Elementary School Programming,LRO,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Middle School Programming,Space Science

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    English

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