Formation of the Moon

Formation of the Moon

Earth was struck by a giant asteroid that melted the planet and asteroid and flung material into orbit where it coalesced and cooled to become the Moon.

CK-12 (High School)

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What evidence did astronomers use to create a theory of how the Moon formed?
STANDARDS:
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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