To the Moon and Back!

There are a lot of great science related apps that lets children get a feel for what it is like to travel into space. Something that many children aspire to do, we all know that taking a trip to the moon is not just a simple trip to take.

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Apps are a great way to learn and discover new things that may not be possible otherwise. NASA’s Lunar Electric Rover Simulator is a free iOS app that lets you can download on your iPad that lets you explore the moon! You don’t need to know how to operate a spaceship or even drive a car to use this app!

The basis of the app is that it is a game where players must perform tasks that support activities of a lunar outpost. The goal is to transport items from place to place, while working against the various challenges that come in your way. There is also an interactive gallery with a lot of images.

The app lets kids see what it would be like to support the activities of a functioning Lunar Outpost. This is a great way to open up children’s’ minds to see the possibilities of what they can do. Letting them experiment with apps like this one can expand their knowledge and open up a whole new category of career paths and job fields that they may want to eventually become a part of. So let them take a trip to the moon and see what is out there!

Picture By Marty 1989

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