February 07, 2013Only about 400 kilograms of rocks, sand and dust from the moon's surface exist in the world, accumulated between 1969 and 1972 from lunar missions, Apollo 11 to 17.
Brownell Middle School science teacher, Walt Charuba, was selected as one of nearly 30 people to receive a small sample of the lunar materials and, for a week in January, he showed off the samples with his sixth graders.
Students crowd around Walt Charuba, center. Charuba, a sixth grade science
teacher at Brownell Middle School, shared with his students a small sample of
lunar rocks and soils on loan from NASA. Photo by Renee Landuyt
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