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Lunar and Meteorite Disk Program (K-12)


Rocks, Soils, and Surfaces

The Rocks, Soils, and Surfaces activity is designed to introduce students to rocks, "soils", and surfaces on planetary worlds, through the exploration of lunar samples collected by Apollo astronauts and through the study of the most dominant geologic process across the Solar System, the impact process.

Activity Resources

Part 3A: Lunar Surface Feature Images

Rocks, Soils and Surfaces: Lunar Surface Feature Images
Lunar Surface Feature Images

Part 3B: Lunar Geologist Practice Images (Full page images or print & cut)

Part 5: Earth Impact Database

Rocks, Soils and Surfaces: Earth Impact Database
Earth Impact Database

Part 5: Earth Map

Rocks, Soils and Surfaces: Earth Map
Earth Map