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Water in Ice on the Moon DLESE Reviewed Collection
Readers of this journal article can learn about data sent back to Earth by NASA's Lunar Prospector spacecraft, which indicates the presence of water in the form of ice at the Moon's north and south poles. Materials presented include an estimate of how much water exists, where and in what form it might occur, and what its economic value as a resource for human exploration might be.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Journal article
Subject:
  • Cryology
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, Space Today Online.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-345
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
    • 9-12:
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about science and technology
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: Dr Anthony R. Curtis
SPACE TODAY ONLINE