Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Resources for Teachers

Lessons and Activities:

LRO Exploring the Moon

Engaging educational resources for NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission. Learn about the Moon through games, activities, puzzles and other lunar resources.

Explore! To the Moon and Beyond

Find fun activities on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission developed by the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI).

LCROSS Educational Resources

Find web pages with educational activities and links on the Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission (traveling aboard the LRO).

NASA Educator Resources

Explore the NASA web portal linking to all the main educator programs within the NASA Office of Education

Lunar Sample Disc Program: Bring Moon Rocks Into Your Classroom!

NASA provides lunar rock, soil, and regolith-core samples for both destructive and non-destructive analysis in pursuit of new scientific knowledge. Requests are considered for both basic studies in planetary science and applied studies in lunar materials beneficiation and resource utilization.

Tune Into the Moon

Find unique Moon resources for educators presented by Looking at Learning ... Again (Annenberg Media).

Apollo Word Search

Crossword to identify the Apollo related words.

Soda Straw Rocket Activity

Here students can study how basic rocket processes are applied to space flight.

LRO Paper Model

The following PDF contains a paper model of LRO that can be constructed from stock paper, for your very own copy of the spacecraft.

LRO/LCROSS-Stack Paper Model

The following PDF contains a paper model of the LRO/LCROSS stack, which can be constructed from stock paper.