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Space Science: Phases of the Moon
Looking for a terrific instructional activity on the phases of the moon that has lots of good worksheets? With two excellent websites are embedded in the plan, the activity is sure to spark some interest in your astronomy unit. Some common misconceptions regarding the moon are also put to rest.
6th - 7th Science 56 Views 123 Downloads
What's Happening With the Moon?
Students review the process of scientific inquiry. Using this information, they identify the patterns and cycles of the moon as it revolves around the Earth. In groups, they model the phases of the moon from the Earth and Sun's perspective.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 27 Downloads
Pupils calculate the effect of the moon's gravity on tides. In this earth science lesson plan, students use data and plot a graph of tidal data available on the Internet. Pupils complete comprehension questions and draw diagrams of the moon influence on the tides.
7th - 9th Science 34 Views 120 Downloads
Demonstrating Moon Phases
Third graders participate in a demonstration of the moon's phases. In this moon phase lesson, 3rd graders watch as the teacher demonstrates moon phases with a bright light and a Styrofoam ball. They answer questions associated with the moon's revolution and directional location.
3rd Science 6 Views 25 Downloads
The Moon's Atmosphere
In this moon's atmosphere worksheet, students read about the tenuous lunar atmosphere and solve 4 problems. They find the density of helium particles, they find the grams of given atoms in the moon's atmosphere and they find the volume and mass of the lunar atmosphere.
9th - 12th Math 4 Views 21 Downloads
Earth's Revolution and Rotation
Eighth graders investigate the regular motions of the sun, Earth and the moon and explain how these are related to days, years, seasons, eclipses, tides and moon cycles. They participate in an exercise where they explore the similarities and differences of these predictable motions.
8th Science 11 Views 52 Downloads
Stellar Lunar Curriculum
Young scholars engage in a lesson about the moon and three different constellations. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The teacher leads the class with demonstrations and discussion groups. The research is also guided using certain questions.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Planets Moon
Students explore the theories of the creation of the universe and examine the properties of celestial bodies. They analyze the relationship between the sun, Earth and other planets. They discover the infinite potential of the science of astronomy.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Moon/Earth System, Scale, and Relationship
Third graders model the relationship between the Moon and Earth. For this lunar relations lesson, 3rd graders use clay to demonstrate the only half of the moon can be seen from Earth during a full moon. Students often have misconceptions about this and believe that the other side of the planet can see the other side of the Moon.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads