Space science: exploring the moon

United States, 1969

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Illustrates the 400-year history of lunar exploration, from Galileo’s first telescopic view to man’s first step on the moon’s surface. Identifies major surface features, using ancient maps, photographs and film. Suitable for upper primary and secondary levels.

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Coronet Films



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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Lunar craters

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Maps

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Lunar craters

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Maps

Crafts & Visual Arts → Images, Photographic

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

History → History, Ancient

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Lunar craters

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Maps

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Moon - Exploration

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space flight to the moon

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Space sciences - History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Telescopes

People → Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States






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