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  • Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Investigate how the phases of the moon correspond to the changing tides [E]
    How does the phase of the moon effects the number of visible stars in the night sky. [E]
    How does the brightness of the moon changes during different lunar phases? [E]
    What are the phases of the moon [E] [E] [E]
    Can we grow plants on the moon? [E] [E]
    Everything about Stars & Planets
    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Using Magnetic Levitation to determine whether it is possible to measure Gravity using the moon's gravitational pull. [P]
    Effects of Lunar Motion and Position upon the Birth and Death Rates of Human Beings [E]
    Find out if Saturn's moons cause the gaps in Saturn's rings. [E] [E]
    Determine how distant is the moon? [E] [E]
    Calculate the Size of the Sun and Moon [E] [E]
    Are Plants Affected or Influenced by the Moon? [E]
    Does the moon have any effect on Earth seismic activity? [E]
    Design of a prototype Lunar Plant Growth Chamber (LPGC) for use as a part of a manned lunar habitat. [E]
    How to make a model of the Lunar Lander [E] [P]
    Everything about Stars & Planets
    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Extracting Oxygen from Lunar and Martian Regolith Simulant [E]
    Explore the effect of the lunar phase on events on Earth - temperature and birth rates. [P]
    Investigate Emmert's law, which is the basis for the full moon illusion. [E]
    Test the theory that a fusion reactor on the moon can produce clean energy from Helium-3 that could be beamed back to the earth. [P]
    Lunar Communication: Determining Laser Power Needed [E] [E]
    The Effects of the Lunar Cycle on Rates of Fatal Car Accidents [E]
    Measuring the Speed of Gravity using Ocean Tide Models in Conjunction with Solar and Lunar Position Tracks [E]
    Everything about Stars & Planets
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