Moon Rocks and Meteorite Samples from NASA FREE!

K–college educators can borrow samples of Moon rocks and meteorites from NASA. Visit the Astromaterials Samples for Education site to learn how. The loan for K–12 teachers (in U.S. schools only) includes a clear, acrylic disk containing six samples of either Moon rocks or meteorites, written and graphic descriptions of each sample in the disk, a PowerPoint presentation on CD, a teacher workbook, and additional printable material. Instructors at colleges and universities with a curriculum in the geosciences can borrow a Petrographic Thin Section Package containing 12 polished thin sections of samples from either the Lunar or Meteorite collections. Each set of 12 slides is accompanied by a sample disk of representative lunar or meteorite samples, embedded in acrylic disks suitable for classroom use, and teaching materials. The loan period for any sample is two weeks.

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