National Moon Day – 20th July 2023

National Moon Day – July 20th 2023 commemorates the day in 1969 when Neil Armstrong was the first person to step on the Moon.

newspaper article armstrong walks on the moon - National Moon Day 20th July 2023

You will find some brilliant free resources suitable for Primary and Secondary students over on the STEM Learning site. The resources available use the Moon to teach various themes, including:

  • the phases of the Moon
  • light and shadows
  • environmental conditions on the Moon
  • lunar eclipses and refraction
  • measuring the diameter of the Moon

For older students, there is also a good activity which looks at different lunar landing conspiracy theories.

STEM Learning National Moon Day

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