Penny Moon

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Artist rendition of a Jupiter-like planet

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  • Classroom Activities

Organization: 

Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI)

Description: 

In this 10-minute investigation, children ages 10 to 13 use a penny and a quarter to model that the Moon does indeed spin on its axix as it orbits the Earth.

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Is this tagged to NGSS by the organization?: 

No

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