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Title: Extreme Temperatures on the Moon
Url: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.extemp/
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: Although the airless Moon experiences no weather analogous to terrestrial weather, conditions there are nothing short of extreme. This video segment recounts some of the experiences Apollo 16 astronauts had as they explored the lunar surface, particularly extremes of heat and cold occurring in sunlit and shady areas. The segment is three minutes eleven seconds in length. A background essay and discussion questions are included.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Moon
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Moon -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Temperature and radiation
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Moon
Meteorology -- Temperature
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Education (General)
Physical sciences
science
Space science
Space sciences
Technology
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-05 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-05-04 11:54:58 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 93
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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