Explore Our Moon

The Moon is the Earth’s only natural satellite and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It was formed 4.6 billion years ago. The Moon is in synchronous rotation with Earth meaning the same side is always facing the Earth. Observe and explore Earth's companion through the collection.

An up close look at our own satellite using planetary maps!
Learn about moons of our solar system through art!
Let's see how the Moon always keeps the same face towards Earth!
Create craters and explore the lunar landscape with this hands-on activity.
Explore the tactile version of our moon with household materials.
Build an Earth-Moon-Sun mobile to learn about how they orbit.