8 Phases of the Moon

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Planets & Astronomy
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8 Phases of the Moon

8 Phases of the Moon

Phase 1New Moon

Phase 2Waxing Crescent

Phase 3First Quarter

Phase 4 Waxing Gibbous

Phase 5Full Moon

Phase 6 Waning Gibbous

Phase 7Last Quater

Phase 8 Waning Cresent

As the moon circles the Earth, the shape of the moon appears to change, this is because different amounts of the illuminated part of the moon are facing us. This is why we have 8 phases of the moon.Click here to learn more!

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BibliographyLane, S (2004), The 8 phases of the moon. Retrieved from http://www. classbrain.com/artask/publish/ article_51shtml The moon. (2009). Retrieved from http://www.planetsforkids.org/ moon_html

Click on the Waxing Crescent moon to learn more!

Observe the moon each night for a week and record its location and phase.

Would you like to visit the moon? Write why or why not and tell what you would do or expect to see on the moon.


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