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194 resources with the concept the lunar cycle

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Lunar Eclipses

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
A lunar eclipse or the red moon? This is the focus question of a captivating video hosted by the knowledgable and energetic Jessi and her mouse sidekick Squeaks. Here, the two examine the what, why, and how of lunar eclipses and...
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Why Can I See the Moon During the Day?

For Students Pre-K - 6th Standards
Ever wonder why the moon is visible during the day? Discover why with a captivating video that details the reason with the help from a lively host and engaging graphics.
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Why Does the Moon Change?

For Students K - 6th Standards
Find out why the moon changes with a captivating video that details the lunar cycle through engaging narration and graphics.
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Make a Moon Puzzle! #sciencegoals

For Students K - 6th Standards
Craft a moon puzzle with the help of an energetic and captivating video. Listen and watch while the host demonstrates the step-by-step process and includes a plethora of useful information about the moon.   
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Chinese New Year Celebrations

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Gong He Xin Xi! Happy New Year! Planning a Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration? Check out the activities and resources in a packet that encourages pupils to research the cultural values and traditional practices associated with...
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Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Winter, spring, summer, and fall—take the learning of the seasons beyond the elementary level to the middle school classroom. Curious learners begin by watching videos about the seasons and the rotation of planet Earth. Then, they...
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Observing the Moon

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Why does it look like there is a man on the moon? Why does the moon look different every night? These are the focus questions of a lesson that prompts class members to observe and record the nightly changes of Earth's natural satellite.
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The Earth in Space

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Skim the surface of the earth with this brief, compact, summary of outer space. The sun, stars, galaxies, planets, and phases of the moon can be found in this all-in-one resource. Seventh graders will enjoy these simple worksheets to do...
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Why Does the Moon Orbit Earth?

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Have you ever looked up at the moon and wondered why it looks different every night? Learn about the moon's orbit and the lunar cycle with a reading comprehension exercise. Using context clues, kids find the definitions of unfamiliar...
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Phases of the Moon

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Take one giant leap for mankind with a reading passage about the moon. Kids learn about the lunar cycle with context clues and reading comprehension questions, making it a good informational text for your language arts lesson.
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The Phases of the Moon

For Students 3rd - 6th
What phase is that moon in? Young astronomers complete a lunar cycle diagram and describe each moon phase below. 
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Identifying Phases of the Moon

For Students 3rd - 7th
Is that a waxing crescent or waning gibbous moon? Here's a comprehensive set of worksheets complete with great visuals that will have your kids spouting off the lunar cycle in order! 
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Oreo Moon Phases

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
Learning about the moon has never tasted delicious! Using the popular Oreo cookie as a model, young scientists carve out the cream filling to represent the different phases of the moon.
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Moon Flip Book

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Watch an entire month flash before your eyes with this fun phases-of-the-moon flip book activity.
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Phases of Life Poster Project

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Now this is a clever approach to familiarizing aspiring astronomers with the phases of the moon! They first record the specific dates for ten special events in their lives. Then they use an online moon phase calendar to find out which...
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Baseball Moon

For Students 1st - 5th
Model the phases of the moon, using your head as Earth. This is a pertinent exercise in helping astronomers understand why the moon appears to change over a month's time. Assign it to them as homework and then ask them to write in their...
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The Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Watch and learn about the four phases of the moon. New, first quarter, full, and last quarter are all covered in this highly visual video. While this clip stops prior to finishing a full description it does a good job of showing what the...
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The Moon

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Why does the moon change shape throughout the month? What are all those wholes on the moon? What is the moon made of? This video answers all these questions and more. Learners will discover aspects of gravity, the lunar phases, and how...
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Phases of the Moon

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a nice presentation on the ways to determine the phase, and the name of the phase of all the phases of the moon. For example, one slide shows the moon exactly half lit, with the light on the right hand side. This is the First...
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Moon Phases and Tides

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a terrifc presentation on the Moon, and its phases. Each of the slides focuses on one of the phases of the Moon, giving its name, and the reason why it is in the shape that we see. There is a little bit of information on how the...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009

For Students 9th - 12th
Junior geologists address 50 multiple choice questions and 35 short answer questions about the earth system. Plenty of visuals are included for interpretation: diagrams, graphs, maps, photographs, laboratory setups, weather symbols, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010

For Students 9th - 12th
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and...
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Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of...
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The Solar System and Beyond

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Survey the solar system by viewing this PowerPoint. Amateur astronomers discover that gravity is responsible for Earth's orbit around the sun and the moon's orbit around Earth. They explore the moon's phases and Earth's seasons. This...