Teaching overview

Learning points

  • Like all other animals, humans need three basic things to survive: oxygen, water and food.
  • In order to live on the Moon, we would have to take these things with us from Earth, or find ways to produce them there.
  • A variety of technologies are being developed which could, one day, allow people to produce oxygen, water and food on the Moon.

Curriculum keywords

  • Space
  • The Moon
  • Living things
  • STEM

Spark a discussion

  • Why would living on the Moon be a challenge?
  • Why might it be useful to have a human settlement on the Moon?
  • Would you like to live on the Moon? Why or why not?

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