NASA's GRAIL Creates Most Accurate Moon Gravity Map

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Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
9 10 11 12
Organization:National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Summary:This movie shows the variations in the lunar gravity field as measured by NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) during the primary mapping mission from March to May 2012.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:PS2.A
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-PS2-1; HS-PS2-2; HS-PS2-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Systems and system models
Subjects: 9-12; high school; mapping; moon; nasa
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