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Field Trip to the Moon DVD - LRO/LCROSS Edition DLESE Reviewed Collection
This special edition DVD--introducing NASA's LRO/LCROSS mission--captures the experience in a feature video created using NASA engineering models and scientific data. Viewers will experience what is like to travel through space to land on the Moon. Along the way, they'll discover some of the differences between the Earth and the Moon and what makes our planet unique and habitable. The DVD includes support media including segments on the LRO/LCROSS Mission, the Moon's formation, Apollo landing sites, future lunar landing animation, and Moon trivia questions. Educator Guide, Informal Educator Guide, Live Presenter Script, and other downloads are available at Length: 20:42 . The program is also offered at the American Museum of Natural History's Hayden Planetarium as a full-dome experience with a live presenter during the school year for school groups and visitors to take a virtual field trip to the Moon.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • Informal
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
    • Guide for instructor
    • Lesson plan
    • Module / Unit
    • Presentation / Demo
    • Project
  • Visual:
    • Webcast
  • Atmospheric science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
There is a cost
DVDs can be ordered on the NASA Core Central Operation of Resources for Educators Web site at For additional cost, Field Trip to the Moon Toolboxes are available in the following themes:Geology, Medical, Habitat and Engineering, Ecosystem, and Navagation. Formal and Informal Educator Guides are available free as downloadable PDFs at and
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevProd-000-000-000-612
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: AMNH