Creating Your Space – Moon Mining with Cookies

NASA and other space agency countries are researching the possibility of mining on the moon. Earth’s moon and other planets have some great minerals that we use here on Earth. Learn about how to mine, the costs and the environmental impacts (positive and negative) regarding mining here on Earth and in space.

If you would like to cookie mine, here are the supplies you will need.

  • Lunar Mining Analysis worksheet (link below)
  • Chocolate chip cookies (soft batch and original)
  • Paper plates
  • Toothpicks
  • Pen
  • Paperclip (optional)