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Educational Resources

Space Exploration Team Video and Lunar Landscape Helpful Resources

Google Lunar X PRIZE One Page Handout
Night Rover Challenge Summary
Solar Power and the Moon
Science Magazine Heritage Artifact Guidelines
Space Review Heritage Artifact Article
http://spacegrant.nmsu.edu/lunarlegacies/artifactlist.html

Google Lunar X PRIZE Recommended Resources

Moon in Google Earth: http://earth.google.com/moon/
Google Lunar X PRIZE Teams: http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/lunar/teams
Google Lunar X PRIZE Lesson Guides (elementary, middle, and high school): http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/lunar/education/learning-guides
Google Lunar X PRIZE Twitter: http://twitter.com/glxp
Google Lunar X PRIZE Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/googlelunarxprize
Google Lunar X PRIZE YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/googlelunarxprize

International Observe the Moon Night Recommended Resources

Moon Facts
Moon FAQs
NASA Lunar Science Institute: Ask a Lunar Scientist
Lunar Exploration Timeline
Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS)
Chandrayaan-1
Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3); an instrument on Chandrayan-1
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Cosmic Ray Telescope for the Effects of Radiation (CRaTER)
Diviner Lunar Radiometer Experiment (DLRE)
Lyman-Alpha Mapping Project (LAMP)
Lunar Exploration Neutron Detector (LEND)
Lunar Orbiter Laser Altimeter (LOLA)
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC)
Miniature Radio Frequency (Mini-RF)
Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)
NASA’s Lunar Science Institute
Dynamic Response of the Environment at the Moon (DREAM)
Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE)

LEGO MINDSTORMS Recommended Resources

2001 – Ultimate Building Competition - MINDSTORMS model goes to the ISS for tests with cosmonauts
2004 – Camera Calibration disc (CDs with mini-figures) on Mars Rovers
2008 – the H.A.L.E. High Altitude project together with the University of Nevada-Reno, Energizer, National Instruments – taking MINDSTORMS NXT models to near-space – 30 kms altitude
www.legospace.com
www.nasa.gov/juno
thenxtstep.blogspot.com – in English
www.nxtprograms.com - building instructions - in English
ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial - intro and tutorial about LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT – in English
dienxteebene.blogspot.com - in German
mynxt.matthiaspaulscholz.eu - in German and English
mindstormsforum.de - in German
philohome.com - in English
robotikas.blogspot.com - en Espanõl – in Spanish
lejos-osek.sourceforge.net - in Japanese and Simplified Chinese
http://selene.cet.edu/?page=news&id=91 - in English

NASA Recommended Resources

The Lunar and Planetary Science Institute: http://www.lpi.usra.edu/
The NASA Lunar Science Institute: http://lunarscience.nasa.gov/
The Apollo Surface Journals: http://history.nasa.gov/alsj/frame.html
SMART-1 (European Lunar Mission): http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/SMART-1/index.html
Chang-e' 1 (Chinese Lunar Mission):
Chandrayaan 1 (Indian Lunar Mission): http://www.chandrayaan-i.com/
Kaguya (Japanese Lunar Mission): http://www.jaxa.jp/projects/sat/selene/index_e.html