ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Phases of the Moon
Digital Tool: Lunar Phases
Digital Tool Description: This interactive gives you a chance to view the Moon from a usual place-standing on the ground in the northern hemisphere, looking south-and, simultaneously, from an unusual place-in space, far above the North Pole of the Earth. The combination of these two vantage points makes clear the connection between the Moon's location in its orbit, its appearance in the sky, and the time of day.
*Introduction tab of interactive
Title: Moon Phases
Digital Tool: Phases of the Moon - Hip Hop Song (free)
Digital Tool Description: Phases of the Moon hip hop song is a free download through "Songs of Higher Learning". This song teaches the phases and explains why the moon appears to change shape over the course of a month. It is a fun, catchy tune that students quickly learn.
Title: Lunar Phases
Digital Tool: Understanding lunar phases
Digital Tool Description: Have you ever wondered what causes the moon phases? We all know that its appearance changes over time. But why? The good way to understand the phases of the moon is to examine an earth-moon-sun diagram
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