...and the Moon!
easy to observe, easy to teach, connected to Galileo
The setting: the board game
To conquer the Moon!
And suddenly the Sky changed!
Galileo, the Starry Messanger
Learning to observe: are you able to catch the Moon?
Moon Identity Card and a Mooncatcher
Fit the Moon in one card:
three “S” to communicate with children
Simplicity, Synthesis, Stylistics
20thJuly 1969, the first man put foot on the Moon.
True or false?
True! Astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the
lunar surface aboard the "Eagle", a small half that
broke away from the artificial satellite "mother" Apollo
11, which had brought them from the Earth to the
Have you ever seen… a surfer on the Moon?
strike a balance
Some lessons learned…
• different media to
communicate with children
• the possible tradeoff between
education and entertainment
• observation: the best “tool” to
bring children closer to
V. Cappelli, L. Benacchio, C. Di Benedetto
INAF * Observatory of Padova
in collaboration with Disney Television Italy