Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

Educational Activities & Lessons


LRO Exploring the Moon

Multiple grades

Engaging educational resources for NASAs Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission. Learn about the Moon through games, activities, puzzles and other lunar resources.

LRO Resources
Apollo Word Search

Grades K-6

A fun little word search that helps identify Apollo-era words and terms.

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Soda Straw Rocket

Grades 3-8

An educational activity to help students study how basic rocket processes are applied to space flight.

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LRO Paper Model

Grades 5-12

A printable paper model of LRO for your very own miniature model of the spacecraft.

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LRO/LCROSS-Stack Paper Model

Grades 5-12

A printable paper model of the LRO/LCROSS stack.

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NASA's Best Activity Guides

Multiple ranges for grades K-8

Miltiple flexible and organized activity guides from NASA developed to nurture communication, collaboration, and innovation using engineering content and themes to teach students.

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NASA Educator Resources

Multiple grades

Explore the NASA web portal linking to all the main educator programs within the NASA Office of Education

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Explore! To the Moon and Beyond

Multiple grades

Find fun activities on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) mission developed by the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI).

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Bring Moon Rocks into Your Classroom!

Grades K-12

The Lunar and Meteorite Sample Education Disk Program provides K-12 teachers with 6-in diameter clear acrylic disks containing six samples of either Moon rocks or Meteorites. Each disk is accompanied by written and graphic descriptions of each sample in the disk, a Powerpoint presentation on CD, a teacher workbook, and additional printable material.

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