Field Trip to the Moon
Take a virtual trip to the Moon in the immersive Hayden Planetarium. Feel the ground shake beneath you as you experience a thrilling NASA rocket launch. Guided by a live presenter, you will orbit the Earth and get an astronaut's view of a sunrise in space.
Field Trip to the Moon is a virtual journey created using NASA engineering models and scientific data. Like NASA's astronauts, you will come face-to-face with the challenges and excitement of traveling through space to land on the Moon. Along the way, you'll discover some of the differences between the Earth and the Moon and what makes our planet unique and habitable.
Field Trip at AMNH
Prior to your visit, download a Companion Guide and Student Worksheet, listed below, to support your students' investigations in the classroom and at the Museum.
Field Trip in Your Classroom
A free DVD of Field Trip to the Moon is also available for your classroom, accompanied by a Companion Guide, Formal Educator's Guide, and Informal Educator's Guide, each with standards-based, hands-on classroom activities. Download these files below.
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Field Trip to the Moon Companion Guide (for visitors to the American Museum of Natural History)
Field Trip to the Moon Student Worksheet (for visitors to the American Museum of Natural History)
Field Trip to the Moon Companion Guide (for classroom and general use)
Field Trip to the Moon Educator's Guide
Field Trip to the Moon Informal Educator's Guide
Field Trip to the Moon Live Presenter Script