Video: make moon craters!

Video: make moon craters!

In this simple experiment, use flour and cocoa to show how moon craters are made! Watch our video to see how it works, then try it yourself.

Ages:
2 - 9
Est. Time:
<30 mins

How we did it:

Materials List

  1. white flour
  2. cocoa
  3. rocks, stones, or small balls
  1. Watch our video to see how it works, then try it yourself!

    Make your moon surface by filling a pan with flour about 1 - 2 inches deep.

  2. Sprinkle cocoa on top to create contrast

  3. Bombs away! Hold each "meteor" at eye level and drop them onto your flour pan. Your meteors can be rocks, marbles or in our case we used hardened clay.

  4. Check out your craters!