Video of the Make a Crater activity


Saturday, December 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


Columbia Memorial Space Center, Downey, California

Target Audience:

Teachers for grades 1-6


In this free workshop, you'll explore activities about the Earth and Moon, including how to use basic baking ingredients to whip up a moon-like crater for students. This activity meets Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Reserve your spot today! (Pre-registration is required.)

Note: This workshop is FREE for all pre-service and fully credentialed teachers! Participants are required to bring in their teacher or student ID the day of the workshop. Lunch will be provided.

This free workshop is offered through the City of Downey Columbia Memorial Space Center, a hands-on learning center dedicated to bringing the wonder and excitement of science and innovation to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, in partnership with NASA/JPL Education.

Can't make it to the workshop? Explore this lesson online!

  • Whip Up a Moon-Like Crater – This video tutorial shows you how to whip up a moon-like crater with baking ingredients as a demonstration for students.