Lunar Eclipse Teacher Resources
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Lunar Eclipse - August 28, 2007 Hawaii
Kids will ooo and awww over this quick time-lapse video showing a total lunar eclipse. From start to finish, they'll see the full moon darken under the earth's shadow, turn a rusty red, then regain it's brilliant white glow. A great clip to show a natural phenomenon you're sure to be discussing this year.
1 min 3rd - 8th Science
What Causes an Eclipse of the Moon?
Ask an astronomer and find out how the orbit of the earth and moon are different and that a lunar eclipse can only happen when their orbits match up. You'll also discover that a lunar eclipse is caused by the earth's shadow. Another mystery solved!
2 mins 3rd - 8th Science
Solar/Lunar Eclipses and the Seasons
How do the moon, sun, and Earth line up to create eclipses? Why do the seasons change throughout a year? The answers to these questions are explained through this series of slides. This apt presentation outlines information using bullet points of information, diagrams, animations, and video explanations.
5th - 7th Science
Clip the Face
Students discover the moon's phases and the rarity of eclipses. In this lunar lesson, students view a video titled Spin Around the Solar System: A Moon Dance, which demonstrates the key differences between a lunar and solar eclipse. Students utilize the Internet to complete an activity based on the order of the moon's phases.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills