Phases of the Moon

by Tehescmarts
Last updated 8 months ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Astronomy

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Phases of the Moon

Northern: When the light is on the right the moon is getting bright.--WAXING!When the light is on the left, there will soon be nothing left--WANING!

Phases of the Moon

Phases of the Moon

1. Pretest on moon phases. 2. Show 1st qtr moon with playdoh. 3. Moon phase work sheet: Students color lit up side of moon, then they mark out the farside. Label terminator and limb. 4. Moon madness flip chart. 5. Students stand in a ring around a bright light. (Control other lights!) Place smooth styrofoam ball on a stick for the moon between students' faces and light for new moon. Notice how the moon gets brighter as it gets further from the sun. Point out eclipses. 6. Point out fallacy of straight up and down photo--there is actually a tilt to the moons revolution. 7. Picture of moon at perigee and apogee. 8.Take a post-test.

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Flip Book 1

Interactive Viewer

Observation

Flip Book 2

Pretest

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Explanation 2

from the Northern Hemisphere. Upside down of the Southern Hemisphere.

from the Northern Hemisphere. Upside down of the Southern Hemisphere.

Explanation

Phases Worksheet

Northern

Southern: Think COD--waxing, full, waning. in Spanish, the C represents "Creciente" (waxing) and D "Decreciente" (waning).

Southern

Phases

Poles

Animation

Equator

Quiz


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