What is the Moon Made of? - Lesson for Kids


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The moon is made up mostly of:

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1. The dusty lunar soil found on the surface of the moon is known as:

2. The large, dark areas of the moon are composed of:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the following questions to be sure you fully understand what the moon is made from. You will be asked to identify the different materials within the moon.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet combo you can see what you know about:

  • Dark areas of the moon's surface
  • The main component of the moon
  • What aluminum, silicon and gold are examples of

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as what the core of the moon is most likely made from
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the name given to the dust on the moon's surface
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about what the different materials the moon is made from

Additional Learning

If you would like a more complete understanding of this celestial body, read the lesson titled What is the Moon Made of? - Lesson for Kids. It will explain concepts like:

  • The first men to step on the surface of the moon
  • All the different layers of the moon
  • Volcanoes on the moon