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PSI Holds Lunar Teacher Workshop

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Three PSI educators participated in the Arizona Science Teacher Association’s Terra Luna event held at the Franklin Phonetic School in Prescott, Ariz. 

Maya Bakerman, Sanlyn Buxner and Larry Lebofsky held a Moon-focused workshop for teachers that included meteorite kits, moon mapping, Earth-Moon comparisons, moon phase activities, cratering activities and studying historic images from NASA’s Lunar Orbiter. 

Above, a teacher studies a sample of the Chelyabinsk meteorite, an ordinary chondrite that fell in Russia Feb. 15, 2013. 

Below, Larry Lebofsky uses plastic balls representing Earth to demonstrate the distance between Earth and the Moon.  Photo credits: Maya Bakerman

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Below, Larry Lebofsky and teachers participate in an activity to identify craters on the Moon.

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Feb. 12, 2018
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