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Write three words that describe what you have found out about the Space Station
What are some of the reasons for why establishing a moon colony would be useful?
Ever thought how we might build on the moon?
Watch the 360 Video to get an idea of what the environment of the moon is like
A moon colony is a settlement on the surface of the moon, established by humans. Living in a moon colony could involve living in a pressurized dome, where the air is breathable. Living on the moon could be a great way to explore space and the universe. Reduced gravity means that the moon could be used as a launchpad for spacecraft that want to explore further into the universe
Living On The Moon: What Is A Moon Colony?
What are some potential benefits of establishing a colony on the Moon?
Work together in pairs: What challenges do you think humans will face in establishing a permanent colony on the moon?
Should colonies in space be established with the intention of eventually becoming independent nations?
- Yes - they should be allowed to break away from Earth
- No - that would be divisive
Would you rather live on a planet with three suns or a planet with no sun?
- Live on a planet with three suns
- Live on a planet with no sun
Draw a monkey in a spacesuit floating in outer space, playing a guitar.
What are some potential environmental, economic, and social challenges that may arise when establishing a space colony?