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Phases of the Moon

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Creator:

Hannah and Kelsey


School/Organization:

Eva School

Morgan County School System

Overview:

The great visual pictures and demonstrations included in this podcast are sure to catch the interest of young astronomers. Two sixth grade girls explore and demonstrate the eight phases of the moon. First they explain why we have moon phases. Next, the girls described each moon phase and provide visual representations through pictures. Finally, they demonstrate a short hands-on activity students can complete themselves to display each phase of the moon.


Length: 4:15

Content Areas: Science

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SC (4)
9. Describe the appearance and movement of Earth and its moon.
  • Identifying the waxing and waning of the moon in the night sky
  • Identifying lunar and solar eclipses
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    SC (6)
    9. Identify the moon's phases.
  • Describing lunar and solar eclipses
  • Relating effects of the moon's positions on oceanic tides
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    SC2015 (6) Earth and Space Science
    1. Create and manipulate models (e.g., physical, graphical, conceptual) to explain the occurrences of day/night cycles, length of year, seasons, tides, eclipses, and lunar phases based on patterns of the observed motions of celestial bodies.
     

     


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