Destination: The Moon. A Voyage That Will Take You to the Moon and Beyond ! Created by Miss Heffernan. Introduction.
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Destination: The Moon
A Voyage That Will Take You to the Moon and Beyond!
Created by Miss Heffernan
Have you ever dreamed of traveling to the moon? Did you ever wonder what it would be like to vacation on the moon? Well, here is your chance to explore the Earth’s only natural satellite! Your job is to advertise a voyage to the Moon for the Out of This World Travel Agency!
Welcome to the Out of This World Travel Agency! Your mission is to create a travel
brochure that advertises the best vacation spot to go in the whole universe: The Moon!
Your brochure should convince travelers to go and visit the moon and it should inform
travelers about the exciting things they will see and experience while on the moon. The
brochure should include information about:
Before you can create your brochure, you must conduct some research on the moon and
complete a few moon activities. When your research is complete, you can begin working on
your travel brochure. Your brochure can be in paragraphs, sentences, or bullets and should
also include illustrations.
I. You have been asked by the Out of This World Travel Agency to create a travel brochure that
advertises Moon vacations. In order to begin your brochure, you must conduct research on the moon.
Your research will begin with completing the Moon Exploration worksheet. Please click on the links below
to find information about the moon!
1) Did you know that the official name of the moon is "The Moon?" Find out what it is sometimes called and record your answer
on your Moon Exploration worksheet.
2) Each month, the moon has a different nickname. What is this month's nickname?
3) Did you also know that the moon is not a planet or a star? It is a satellite. Look up the definition of satellite and write it on
your Moon Exploration worksheet.
4) Travelers will want to know the basics about the moon. Find out the following information and write it on your Moon
5) Describe the inside of the moon on your Moon Exploration worksheet.
II. How about the weather? Will your travelers need bathing suits or snow
suits? Find out the following information on weather and record it on your Moon
III.Travelers will want to know if it is safe to travel when the moon is not full. Your next task is to
research the phases of the moon and answer the following questions on the Moon Phase worksheet.
Just for fun, try these activities!
IV.Next, the travelers will want to know about the different places they can visit during
their stay. Learn about the following landforms found on the moon and record them on
your Moon Landforms worksheet.
V. Your last task is to find out some more
fun facts about the Moon that you would
include in your travel brochure. You can
gather more fun facts by watching a video
clip on the Moon. Please click on the video
link below and write down 5 fun facts on
the Moon Fun Fact worksheet.
Now that you have all of your research
completed, you can start your travel
Have you ever dreamed of traveling to the Moon? Have you ever wondered
what it would be like to vacation on the Moon? Well, now you know! All of your
research is completed and you are now a Moon expert. Your travel brochure
persuaded many curious travelers! Now everyone can experience a journey to
the Moon and beyond because of all of your hard work and dedication to the
Out of This World Travel Agency!
Connecticut Science unit on the Earth, Moon, and Sun. All types of learners can enjoy this project, but please modify according to the learning styles and needs of your students.
Connecticut State Science Frameworks
5.3 Most objects in the solar system are in a regular and predictable motion.
Connecticut State Language Arts Frameworks
IV.C. Students use Standard English for composing written text.
The travel brochure can be completed by hand or by computer, but more
creativity would be generated if it was completed by hand. To enhance the
quality and neatness, students can type the information for the brochure, but
decorate it by hand.
In order to complete this webquest, you will need the following research