Online Workshop: Celebrating the Moon, Our Nearest Neighbor in Space (Recorded)

  • Online Workshop
NISE Network product
Description

There are a lot of exciting Moon events coming up: International Observe the Moon Night on October 20, 2018, a total lunar eclipse on January 21, 2019, and the July 20, 2019 celebration of the 50th of anniversary of the Apollo 11 first humans landing on the Moon. This one-hour online workshop highlighted these events and how to celebrate them in your museum. We also shared NASA's latest efforts to study the Moon and the cameras mounted on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, and shared some practical tips for observing the Moon with your visitors.

Credits

Funding

Developed for the NISE Network with funding from the National Science Foundation under Award Numbers 0532536 and 0940143. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this product are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

Owning institution

Museum of Life and Science/The Science Museum of Minnesota

Development Process

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